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Is Qatar taking advice from FIFA as well as the NFL?

Krishna Upadhyaya and Gundev Ghimire, the two British human rights researchers detained in Qatar for almost nine days, have reportedly been released from custody, but have not yet left the country.

There have been myriad reports on the virtual slave conditions foreign workers have suffered as blood money for the wealthy crooked financiers and FIFA officials (redundant?) behind the 2022 World Cup.

So you know where this is going.

Upadhyaya and Ghimire went missing in Qatar on 31 August. After almost a week without any official statement on the men’s whereabouts, the ministry of foreign affairs in Qatar announced on Sunday that the men had been arrested and were “being interrogated for having violated the provisions of the laws of the state of Qatar”.

According to their employer, the Global Network for Rights and Development (GNRD), the men were in Qatar researching a forthcoming report on the working and living conditions of Nepalese migrant labourers.

If there’s video of their findings, Sepp Blatter has as strong an interest in not knowing about it as his American counterpart Roger Goodell.

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Attaturk

In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .

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