Category Archives: Qatar

Qatar’s backtracking on labour rights and its cooperation with Russia reflect new world order

Person holding placard saying Qatar Play Fair James Dorsey argues that the rise of populists in the US and Europe and Russia’s renewed assertiveness on the world stage have emboldened Qatar to backtrack on migrant workers’ rights and encouraged it to forge ties with Russia. Read more [...]

Qatari soft power efforts: two steps forward, one step backwards

Qatar World Cup workers' rights protest James Dorsey explains why changes to workers’ conditions introduced by Qatar as part of its 2022 World Cup hosting rights have yet to convince many that they are only the beginning of a process that will ultimately lead to true reform. Read more [...]

Qatar calls into question its sincerity in pushing World Cup-driven reform

Foreign workers in Qatar James Dorsey shows how super-rich Qatar has been backtracking on lofty promises of labour reform and some degree of greater liberalism, which it made in order to win hosting rights of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Read more [...]

Murder in the name of Allah, funded by Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Nureddin Sabir, Editor, Redress Read more [...]

The poisonous State of Qatar

Qatar map Nureddin Sabir examines Qatar’s policy of reliance on the USA and support for Islamism, and its media strategy, as represented by Aljazeera, which talks democracy to Westerners but espouses Islamism to Arabs. Read more [...]