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December 2, 2021
Saudi Arabia to host maiden F1 Grand Prix, but human rights abuses overshadow country's global sporting ambitions

Saudi Arabia to host maiden F1 Grand Prix, but human rights threaten to overshadow country’s global sporting ambitions

In December, Saudi Arabia will host its first ever F1 race in Jeddah as the sport continues to grow in the Middle East. Ahead of the grand prix, CNN spoke with Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Faisal, President of the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation, about the concerns human rights groups have about holding the race in the kingdom.