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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!



2051-2075 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
4311 6.4 years ago Wayne Wilkinson St Louis, MO
4310 6.4 years ago Isa Yousif Muharraq,
4309 6.4 years ago Alexander Matheson Concord, MA
4308 6.4 years ago Jef Schultz Caspar, CA
4307 6.4 years ago Anonymous Manama, Bahrain,
4306 6.4 years ago Hussain Ali Saudi,
4305 6.4 years ago Anonymous Sitra,
4304 6.4 years ago Anonymous Sitra,
4303 6.4 years ago Mohamed Hussain
4302 6.4 years ago Rachel Pope Spring, TX
4301 6.4 years ago saleena ali
4300 6.4 years ago Anonymous Richmond Hill, NY
4299 6.4 years ago Manoj Paul Hickory Hills, IL
4298 6.4 years ago Husain Ali Manama,
4297 6.4 years ago Anonymous
4296 6.4 years ago Sandra Berty Boston, MA
4295 6.4 years ago altaf hussain tustin, CA
4294 6.4 years ago Hassan Alkhabbaz Abu Saiba - Bahrain, ot
4293 6.4 years ago Claudia Eads Fawnskin, CA
4292 6.4 years ago Barbara Carver Austin, TX
4291 6.4 years ago Glenn Hufnagel Buffalo, NY
4290 6.4 years ago Katharine Cotrell Portland, OR
4289 6.4 years ago Husain Ali
4288 6.4 years ago Jeff Granger Chicago, IL
4287 6.4 years ago pat schumacher brownsville, TX
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