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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!



2176-2200 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
4186 6.4 years ago Ieva Berzins Pittsburgh, PA
4185 6.4 years ago Shane McAndrew Prospect Park, PA
4184 6.4 years ago Anonymous
4183 6.4 years ago Anonymous
4182 6.4 years ago Anonymous
4181 6.4 years ago Eduardo Flores Wichita, KS
4180 6.4 years ago Julia Hathaway Veazie, ME
4179 6.4 years ago Cameron Farmer Red Bluff, CA
4178 6.4 years ago david porter jonesboro, GA
4177 6.4 years ago Mohamed Ali
4176 6.4 years ago Anonymous Kuwait,
4175 6.4 years ago Michael Tuttle Moscow, ID
4174 6.4 years ago Bahraini Activist sitra, ot
4173 6.4 years ago ali hussain bahrain,
4172 6.4 years ago Brian Wiles Detroit, MI
4171 6.4 years ago Anonymous Budaiya, ot
4170 6.4 years ago Ali Hassan
4169 6.4 years ago Eman Mohd
4168 6.4 years ago Linda Barone New Haven , CT
4167 6.4 years ago Peter Townsend Ashland, MA
4166 6.4 years ago Bahraini Activist sitra, ot
4165 6.4 years ago Um Zainab Bahrain,
4164 6.4 years ago Abrar yusuf AK
4163 6.4 years ago Marc Garcelon Kansas City, MO
4162 6.4 years ago raneen raneen Manama, ot
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