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World Cup stadium firm built Chinese ‘internment camp’

By Phil Robinson

20 Oct 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

The Times investigate the company that built the venue for Qatar 2022 World Cup final, finding links to construction of a prison used in China’s mass detention of Uighurs in Xinjiang province.

The company that built the venue for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final also constructed a prison used in China’s mass detention of Uighurs in Xinjiang province, The Times can reveal.

Documents show that China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), the joint venture partner with Qatar in building the showpiece Lusail stadium, previously worked for the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

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