European parliament rocked by allegations of corruption

Issue 1160 - 15 Dec 2022 | 4 minute read

Just when it thought exciting football on the pitch had overtaken negative coverage of human rights issues, Qatar has been embroiled in a growing scandal in Belgium, amid allegations that unnamed power-brokers in Doha had tried to improperly influence proceedings by offering cash and other gifts to members of the European Parliament (MEPs).

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