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On September 25, The Guardian published an article claiming 44 Nepali workers had died in Qatar between June 4 and August 8. The article made international headlines due to its link to preparations for the 2022 World Cup to be hosted in the Gulf country.

However, these revelations would have come as no surprise to the migrant workers themselves, their families, and many in Nepal who are all too aware of the steady stream of coffins that arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport on a daily basis. Continue reading