2022 FIFA World Cup: Migrant worker rights put in the spotlight

Soccer fans around the world are gearing up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup set to kick off later this year in Qatar. But in the years of preparation, thousands of immigrant workers in that country have reportedly died while facing brutal working conditions.

An analysis by the Guardian newspaper says more than 6,000 migrant workers from South Asia have died in Qatar in the past decade.

There have also been questions over the bid process of the World Cup, especially over how a country the size of Cape Breton Island could host such a large event.

Redmond Shannon reports on how some teams are already trying to stand up for human rights.

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