In an excerpt on Channel Nine, a group of Australian reporters can be heard laughing at Qatar for their stance on alcohol and also women’s attendance at the FIFA World Cup. This is a clear case of casual racism and needs to be called out.
Qatar has been relentlessly smashed in the media in the lead up to this FIFA World Cup. They were blasted for almost everything from their ban on alcohol, their requirement for modest clothing, their stance on the LGBT and even for having separate queues for women passing through security.
Yet despite all the attempts to humiliate the nation, I think it’s clear that they’ve all failed miserably.