Qatar: Very restrictive accreditation for reporters covering FIFA World Cup

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A human rights guide for reporters covering the FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Ahead of the World Cup, Human Rights Watch’s new report summarises Qatar’s human rights problems; it also describes FIFA’s human rights policies and how the global football governing body can more effectively address serious violations in the country.

Will Qatar get a Red Card on digital rights?

As Qatar hosts the World Cup this year, a new series looks into the state of the internet and digital surveillance there.

Qatar: Security forces arrest, abuse LGBT people

“Qatari authorities need to end impunity for violence against LGBT people. The world is watching.” – Rasha Younes, LGBT rights researcher at HRW.