So,… for a month now, I’ve been trying up articles and different stuff each time I had a little bit of time on Qatar… and the world cup… and human rights violations… after which per week or two in the past, I began to put in writing up this submit of mine…
But then I assumed: Do folks really care? Do folks need to learn that? Does it matter if I write about that matter? Isn’t the world horrible sufficient as it’s, so why ought to I add to that by speaking about this matter?
And the reply to that’s: Doesn’t matter.
I keep in mind getting this extremely bizarre remark by somebody who (and I quote) “is not from Australia and doesn’t know much about Australian culture and history” who continued to say that they will’t see how Dinkum is about Australia or that doesn’t perceive the controversy behind the apparent references to colonialism. I initially needed to answer to that remark and the allegations that I’m simply upset for the sake of being upset or no matter… nevertheless it’s not value it.
Similarly, once I was doubting whether or not or not I ought to write this submit on Qatar, I remembered this occasion. I remembered that individuals almost definitely will say stuff about me speaking about politics… People will get upset.
Heck, somebody I like to look at, not too long ago revealed their very own video essay on the matter and folks within the replies simply have been defend human rights violations whereas calling that YouTuber an islamophobe and racist for no purpose… and it’s certain to occur right here, too, if I write about it.
But I’ve received a platform within the type of this weblog and I’ve received a basic thought of what I wanna write about and what I wanna be vocal about…
This is a type of subjects.
We have to be vocal about this and about how FIFA desires to make themselves appear as not-at-all-corrupt and local weather impartial and welcoming and numerous. FIFA additionally mentioned that the working legal guidelines have improved loads because of them – which is bullshit contemplating they took bribes to make it occur and contemplating that NGOs like Human Rights Watch have been vocal about Qatar and the therapy of individuals there for therefore a few years… FIFA did nothing and so they attempt to pat their very own backs with lies like this.
Especially, contemplating that these “labour law reforms” that occurred have been pretend. They exist however they’re not executed in any respect. Minimum wage consists of a greenback per hour minus lodging and meals… Often this isn’t paid out for months, although, and the folks which are employed have their passports taken away once they enter the nation, which means they will’t exit even when that they had sufficient cash to take action.
The different one with regard to higher working situations and the elimination of particular legal guidelines that handled staff as lower than human… yeah, that occurred for a number of months after which it stopped.
Frankly, fuck Qatar and fuck FIFA and fuck the World Cup. Fuck ’em all.
Boycott the shit out of that.
If you’re gonna watch it, really feel dangerous whereas doing so.
People died constructing these stadiums.
Also, the open-air stadiums (inbuilt a desert) have a whole bunch of ACs working to chill the stadium down. That’s in all probability nice for the local weather disaster, innit?
Also, Qatar is a dictatorship the place LGBTQIA+ members get persecuted and imprisoned if not worse – to not point out the slavery that Qatar made use of to construct every part for this World Cup.
The cash used to fund the World Cup is blood cash.
Anyway, tomorrow, I’ll launch an in-depth submit on the matter with my ideas… and I’ll almost definitely have to chop it down drastically or else will probably be method too lengthy… or I’ll divide it into three completely different posts completely. We’ll see!
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