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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!



2101-2125 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
4261 6.4 years ago Sayed Ali
4260 6.4 years ago Hala Chaoui Toronto, Canada, IL
4259 6.4 years ago Kathy Miller Lawrence, KS
4258 6.4 years ago Meena SabaH Bahrain,
4257 6.4 years ago Mary-Alice Strom Marysville, WA
4256 6.4 years ago Anonymous MuharrQ, CA
4255 6.4 years ago James Vragel East Windsor, NJ
4254 6.4 years ago Gregg Sparkman Palo Alto, CA
4253 6.4 years ago Craig Brown Bloomington, MN
4252 6.4 years ago ali radhi
4251 6.4 years ago mohamed 14feb sitra,
4250 6.4 years ago Ahmed Ali
4249 6.4 years ago hussain marhoon
4248 6.4 years ago bruce sims escondido, CA
4247 6.4 years ago bruce sims escondido, CA
4246 6.4 years ago joseph taha ot
4245 6.4 years ago Anonymous manama, ot
4244 6.4 years ago Huda Hassan
4243 6.4 years ago Scott Mays Scottsdale, AZ
4242 6.4 years ago Theresa M. Campbell Madison Heights, MI
4241 6.4 years ago ali ismail manama, ot
4240 6.4 years ago Gretchen Begley Brooklyn, NY
4239 6.4 years ago Marcia Horn Red Bank, NJ
4238 6.4 years ago Robert B. Kaplan Port Angeles, WA
4237 6.4 years ago Punam Shah Washington, DC
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