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Hamilton: Sport 'duty bound' to raise human rights issues

Lewis Hamilton says sports such as F1 are "duty bound" to make sure they raise awareness of human rights matters, as it prepares to race in Qatar for the first time this weekend. "I do think as sports go to these places, they are duty bound to raise awareness for these issues," said Hamilton in Thursday's press conference on F1's first day at the Losail circuit near Doha. "These places need scrutiny. It needs the media to speak about these things. Equal rights is a serious issue. "However, I am aware in this place they are trying to make steps and it can't change overnight." Hamilton, who has consistently been a leading voice on societal issues, added:...
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