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Hamilton: We shouldn't ignore what's happening in these places

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton said he had spoken to Bahrain officials about the country's human rights situation after promising last year he would not let any abuses go unnoticed. The Mercedes driver, who will be chasing a record eighth F1 world title in a season that starts in the Gulf kingdom on Sunday, detailed on Thursday efforts he had made to educate himself about what was going on. The Briton said in December he had been moved by a letter from the son of a man facing the death penalty. Hamilton had, however, been unable to meet officials at the time after testing positive for COVID-19 and going into self-isolation. 'It weighed quite heavily on me,' he said of the letter....
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