Editorial: FIFA must do more to prevent labor abuses

In an editorial, the Washington Post criticizes Russia for showing little respect for human rights and intolerable labor conditions at seven World Cup stadium sites. It notes FIFA has shown "interest in solidifying its commitment to human rights" but it needs to expand monitoring systems and improve its transparency and reporting measures. After all, the ultimate responsibility lies with FIFA for choosing host countries like Russia and Qatar with substandard labor practices and poor human rights records.

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