The 2022 host nation has drawn criticism for every thing from human rights abuses to its therapy of LGBTQ folks

BTSJung Kook has launched a brand new music video for his solo single, “Dreamers,” which is a part of the 2022 World Cup soundtrack.

Jung Kook debuted the tune on the opening ceremony for the World Cup in Qatar final week. The new video for the tune — which was produced by RedOne and options Qatari singer Fahad Al Kubaisi — is, to place it mildly, very a lot a shiny commercial for the controversial host nation, with Jung Kook exploring varied elements of the nation. 

Additionally, the “Dreamers” video is just obtainable to observe on YouTube as a consequence of restrictions imposed by soccer’s governing physique FIFA.

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The World Cup in Qatar has drawn a mountain of criticism because the tiny, oil-rich Gulf nation shocked the world when it was awarded the competitors in 2010. To truly host the occasion, Qatar spent lots of of billions constructing stadiums and new infrastructure — and just about all of that was built by migrant workers who had been successfully enslaved and subjected to brutal working and residing situations.

Additionally, Qatar has drawn sharp criticism for its therapy of girls, who face varied types of social and authorized discrimination, in addition to LGBTQ folks (same-sex relations between males are punishable by as much as seven years in jail, based on the U.S. State Department). Going into the match, the captains of a number of European nations had deliberate to put on armbands in help of the LGBTQ group, however these plans had been squashed after FIFA threatened yellow card penalties (as a substitute of a typical uniform violation superb) that will have put these gamers and their groups at a right away drawback. 

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