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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!



201-225 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
6161 7.1 years ago Keith Thompson St. Paul, MN
6160 7.1 years ago S Nam New York, NY
6159 7.1 years ago Elaine Bielefeld Lowell, IN
6158 7.1 years ago Shelley Freeman Lincoln, NE
6157 7.1 years ago Alan Somers Newberry, FL
6156 7.1 years ago Tolga Suslu Ankara, NY
6155 7.1 years ago Maryann LaNew LaNew San Clemente, CA
6154 7.1 years ago Douglas Daetz Sunnyvale, CA
6153 7.1 years ago Sarah Randall Narrabri, ot
6152 7.1 years ago Annette Abrams SEBASTOPOL, CA
6151 7.1 years ago James Jorgensen Ames, IA
6150 7.1 years ago Cary Moy Oak Park, IL
6149 7.1 years ago Candy LeBlanc Placerville, CA
6148 7.1 years ago Terry Tedesco-Kerrick Phoenix, AZ
6147 7.1 years ago Hanna Johnson Tyrone , GA
6146 7.1 years ago Nick McNaughton Los Angeles, CA
6145 7.1 years ago Drew Cucuzza New Haven, CT
6144 7.1 years ago Rachel Collins Evergreen, CO
6143 7.1 years ago Patricia Orlinski Orlinski Sun City, AZ
6142 7.1 years ago Colleen Curtis Bellingham, WA
6141 7.1 years ago Cigy Cyriac Draper, UT
6140 7.1 years ago Art Hanson Lansing, MI
6139 7.1 years ago Selma Milchen North Bennington, VT
6138 7.1 years ago Karen O'brien Westmont,, IL
6137 7.1 years ago Jennifer Rogers Newport, NH
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