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Nepal workers pay terrible price in Qatar World Cup build-up

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A broken leg, a metal crutch and piles of paper testifying to his fight for justice: all reminders of Bhupendra Malla's stint working for a Qatari construction firm, ahead of the 2022 World Cup. 

Nepalese former migrant worker Bhupendra Malla crosses a road in Kathmandu, January 14, 2014

As the 32-nation tournament gets under way in Brazil, the oil-rich emirate of Qatar has come under fire for allegedly bribing officials to secure 2022 hosting rights and over the abusive conditions endured by migrant workers like Malla.

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