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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
4911 7.1 years ago Anonymous
4910 7.1 years ago Ahood herz
4909 7.1 years ago Marilyn Fuller Los Gatos, CA
4908 7.1 years ago Mary Ann Graffagnino Tucson, AZ
4907 7.1 years ago Joel Trupin Marshfield, VT
4906 7.1 years ago John Czachurski Huntsville, AL
4905 7.1 years ago Anonymous New York, NY
4904 7.1 years ago Carmen Hendershott New York, NY
4903 7.1 years ago David Matteson Matteson Crete, IL
4902 7.1 years ago Anonymous
4901 7.1 years ago dorinda kelley portland, OR
4900 7.1 years ago Anonymous doha, ot
4899 7.1 years ago Ineke Deruyter Portland, OR
4898 7.1 years ago Susan Davenport Simi Valley, CA
4897 7.1 years ago ali radhi manama, ot
4896 7.1 years ago Nathan Estes Hillsboro, IL
4895 7.1 years ago Candy LeBlanc Placerville, CA
4894 7.1 years ago Tom Reilly Brookhaven, Georgia
4893 7.1 years ago Spencer Haskins Northmoor, MO
4892 7.1 years ago Marc Beschler New York, NY
4891 7.1 years ago Anonymous Toronto, ON
4890 7.1 years ago Robert Winkler Oxford, MS
4889 7.1 years ago Mercedes Lackey Claremore, OK
4888 7.1 years ago michael sherman berkeley, CA
4887 7.1 years ago Mara LaFlamme Springfield, MA
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