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Migrants employed as security guards at Doha park 'paid 35p an hour and get one day off a month'

Added 11-19-22 04:36:04am EST - “The security staff that are deployed across Al Bidda Park, a sprawling green space linked to the Fifa Fan Festival, claim to work 12-hour days and only get one day off a month.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Migrant workers in Doha park claim they're 'paid 35p an hour'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Migrants working as security guards at a park in Doha set to be packed with World Cup fans claim they are being paid as little as 35p an hour - as the Gulf nation faces more backlash on the eve of the global tournament.

The staff are deployed across Al Bidda Park, a sprawling green space linked to the Fifa Fan Festival.

As World Cup fever spreads across the Gulf nation, fans will flood the park and enjoy pristine green lawns, shaded picnic spots and stunning views across the Doha skyline.

But behind the scenes - and long after fans have vanished for the day - the guards will continue patrolling the area despite claiming to be paid shocking amounts.

The Guardian spoke to Al Bidda Park security staff - none of which are contracted to Fifa or deployed in the Festival.

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