England players ‘shocked’ at Qatar human rights abuses, says Henderson

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  • Southgate’s squad given briefing on Gulf state
  • ‘It’s horrendous when you look at some issues’

Jordan Henderson has described Qatar’s record of human rights abuses as “shocking, disappointing and horrendous” after he and his fellow England players received a detailed briefing on the situation in the Gulf state.

It seems certain that Gareth Southgate’s squad will issue a collective message challenging the stance taken by this year’s World Cup host country towards the rights of women, the LGBTQ+ community and the migrant workers responsible for building the stadiums on show at Qatar 2022 among much other infrastructure.

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Written by Louise Taylor
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/mar/25/england-players-shocked-at-qatar-human-rights-abuses-says-henderson under the title “England players ‘shocked’ at Qatar human rights abuses, says Henderson”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.