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Qatar authorities apologise for threatening Danish movie crew at World Cup

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Qatar’s Supreme Committee mentioned it has apologised after a Danish movie crew had been threatened by safety workers reside on air as they broadcast within the capital Doha forward of the World Cup.

TV2 reporter Rasmus Tantholdt was talking as a part of a reside broadcast when he was approached by safety workers that had appeared on a golf buggy subsequent to the newly-opened Chedi Resort at Katara Cultural Village.

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Within the footage, which went viral on social media, Tantholdt is seen remonstrating with the safety officers, displaying his accreditation earlier than accusing them of declaring they need to break the digicam gear.

An announcement from the Supreme Committee mentioned the Danish broadcast crew had been “mistakenly interrupted” throughout a reside broadcast.

“Upon inspection of the crew’s legitimate match accreditation and filming allow, an apology was made to the broadcaster by on-site safety earlier than the crew resumed their exercise.

“Match organisers have since spoken to the journalist and issued an advisory to all entities to respect the filming permits in place for the match.”

Tantholdt was additionally caught on digicam asking: “You invited the entire world right here. Why cannot we movie?”

The choice to award Qatar internet hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup has been marred by controversy, together with allegations of corruption and human rights violations, because it was first introduced 12 years in the past, guaranteeing how the host nation treats guests will probably be closely scrutinised.

The Supreme Committee for Supply & Legacy (SC) was arrange by the Qatar authorities to plan and put together for the World Cup. The match will get below approach on Sunday as Qatar tackle Ecuador within the match opener.

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