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Amnesty International Wants $440M from FIFA to Compensate Qatar World Cup Workers

Multiple human rights groups, including Amnesty International, sent a letter to FIFA seeking $440 million in compensation for migrant workers who helped prepare Qatar for the 2022 men's World Cup.

Reuters reported Thursday the letter sent to FIFA president Gianni Infantino accused Qatar of "human rights abuses linked to the World Cup" and seeks reforms to protect future workers.

"FIFA and Qatar should therefore work together with trade unions, the ILO [International Labour Organization] and civil society to put in place a comprehensive and participatory program to provide remedy for all abuses related to the 2022 World Cup," the letter reads.