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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!



1376-1400 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
4986 7.1 years ago Emma Walker-Silverman Telluride, CO
4985 7.1 years ago Michael Johnson Lone Tree, CO
4984 7.1 years ago Anonymous Amsterdam, ot
4983 7.1 years ago Anonymous sanabis, ot
4982 7.1 years ago Layla Mansoor manama, ot
4981 7.1 years ago Julie McCarthy Westminster, CO
4980 7.1 years ago Daniel Mason Morehead, KY
4979 7.1 years ago Andreas Wittenstein Woodacre, CA
4978 7.1 years ago Leya Smith Twentynine Palms, CA
4977 7.1 years ago Anonymous Middleton, WI
4976 7.1 years ago Ron Zielske Elk Grove, CA
4975 7.1 years ago James Jorgensen Ames, IA
4974 7.1 years ago Anonymous A'ali, ot
4973 7.1 years ago Yamen Abdulaziz ot
4972 7.1 years ago Patricia Orlinski Orlinski Sun City, AZ
4971 7.1 years ago Alice Kelly Felton, CA
4970 7.1 years ago fred karlson fermdale, WA
4969 7.1 years ago Mallory Musser Bremerton, WA
4968 7.1 years ago Matthew Richmond Charlottesville, VA
4967 7.1 years ago Emily Feingold Lawrence, KS
4966 7.1 years ago C. John Hildebrand Minneapolis, MN
4965 7.1 years ago Kathy Compagno Napa, CA
4964 7.1 years ago Boris Dirnbach Philadelphia, PA
4963 7.1 years ago Robert VanWyk Bedford, PA
4962 7.1 years ago Brad Clardy Lubbock, TX
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