The Qatar Supreme Committee have launched a press release criticising the Hummel kits launched for Denmark forward of the FIFA World Cup, stating that they ‘whole-heartedly reject’ the protest in opposition to the nation’s human rights file.
In launching the three Denmark jerseys for the World Cup in Qatar, Hummel acknowledged that the all-red, all-black and all-white kits had been designed that approach because the producer ‘don’t want to be seen throughout a match that has price hundreds of individuals their lives’.
Discussions round how staff have been handled by Qatar within the technique of readying the nation to host a significant match have been rife in latest weeks, with a report stating that 6,500 individuals died throughout this course of.
As anticipated, the nation have hit again at these claims and Hummels’ package launch, stating: “Since profitable the fitting to host the FIFA World Cup, the SC has labored diligently alongside the Qatari authorities to make sure that the match delivers an enduring social legacy.
“For that cause, we dispute Hummel’s declare that this match has price hundreds of individuals their lives. Moreover, we whole-heartedly reject the trivialising our real dedication to guard the well being and security of the 30,000 staff who constructed FIFA World Cup™️ stadiums and different match tasks.
“That very same dedication now extends to 150,000 staff throughout varied match providers and 40,000 staff within the hospitality sector.
“The onus ought to all the time be on nations to do extra to guard the rights of peoples everywhere in the world, together with in Denmark. The SC’s work is recognised by quite a few entities throughout the worldwide human rights neighborhood as a mannequin that has accelerated progress and improved lives. Qatar’s reforms are acknowledged by the ILO and ITUC as a benchmark within the area. Like each nation, progress on these points is a journey and not using a end line, and Qatar is dedicated to that journey.
“We urge the DBU to precisely convey the end result of their intensive communication and work with the SC, and to make sure that that is precisely communicated to their companions at Hummel.”