Migrant laborers have faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a new report released by Amnesty International alleges.

Rights groups and news organisations have previously raised serious concerns about working conditions in Qatar, but the latest Amnesty report stands out because it links alleged mistreatment directly to work on a World Cup venue. The group’s findings will intensify pressure on Qatar to accelerate labour reforms as the tiny…