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Tell King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa - Kansas City, U.S.A. wants its medal back!

Brutal Dictators Do Not Deserve Medals

The crackdown in Bahrain against democracy advocates continues. Hundreds of people have been detained, at least four have died in custody and there have been widespread reports of torture.

Bahrain's monarchy is headed by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and, according to his biography on the Bahrain's U.S. embassy website, he "was awarded the Freedom Medal of Kansas City, Missouri from the Mayor and people of Kansas City." Kansas City does not want to be associated with a repressive regime. We sent a letter to the Kansas City Mayor Sylvester James asking him to demand the Freedom Medal back from the Bahraini King. Add your name!

Ask Kansas City Mayor Sylvester James to make clear that Kansas City does not stand with the Bahraini King’s appalling human rights record by taking back his Freedom Medal!



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Number Date Name Location
5111 6.9 years ago Rosa María Blázquez Ponce Madrid, ot
5110 6.9 years ago Karyn Nanos Vancouver, BC
5109 6.9 years ago Anonymous Westbrook, ME
5108 6.9 years ago RMJ Harvey-Amer Croydon, ot
5107 6.9 years ago Terrence Logue Pittsboro, NC
5106 6.9 years ago Steven Markham Westport, WA
5105 6.9 years ago Ernest Dickinson Alameda, CA
5104 6.9 years ago Diane Steitz Chicago, IL
5103 6.9 years ago Anne Veraldi Sf, CA
5102 6.9 years ago Brian Cole San Diego, CA
5101 6.9 years ago David Sjostrom Key Largo, FL
5100 6.9 years ago pk caporrino hoboken, NJ
5099 6.9 years ago Zakariya Ali
5098 6.9 years ago Carol McMahon Placerville, CA
5097 6.9 years ago Alyssa Catri Port Clinton, OH
5096 6.9 years ago mariam alo manama ,
5095 6.9 years ago Raymond Mathiesen Mathiesen Armidale, NSW
5094 6.9 years ago Raymond Mathiesen Mathiesen Armidale, NSW
5093 6.9 years ago Raymond Mathiesen Mathiesen Armidale, NSW
5092 6.9 years ago Keth Luke New Port Richey, FL
5091 6.9 years ago Ron Avila SF, CA
5090 6.9 years ago Maytham Aljamri
5089 6.9 years ago mohammed mrahoon
5088 6.9 years ago Julien Ball San Francisco, CA
5087 6.9 years ago Joel Hildebrandt Berkeley, CA
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