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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!

2576-2600 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3786 7.4 years ago Deborah Bradford Bradford Aspen, CO
3785 7.4 years ago Anonymous Baltimore, MD
3784 7.4 years ago Sara Keesling Chesterfield, VA
3783 7.4 years ago James Harris Stanford, CA
3782 7.4 years ago Tammara Wolfgram Hartland, WI
3781 7.4 years ago Judith Martinez St Augustine, FL
3780 7.4 years ago Amy Steele Toronto, ON
3779 7.4 years ago Lynn Crandall Cottonwood, AZ
3778 7.4 years ago Jane Sunshine Woodstock, NY
3777 7.4 years ago Jann Cobb Raymond, NH
3776 7.4 years ago Michael Carney Runnemede, NJ
3775 7.4 years ago Martha Shogren Sebastopol, CA
3774 7.4 years ago Anonymous East Rockaway, NY
3773 7.4 years ago Anonymous Allston , MA
3772 7.4 years ago Mitch Kihn Warren, ME
3771 7.4 years ago Anonymous ot
3770 7.4 years ago Don Schapker Notre Dame, IN
3769 7.4 years ago Daniel Cadzow Buffalo, NY
3768 7.4 years ago Jillian Lopez Kansas City, MO
3767 7.4 years ago Anonymous Mesa, AZ
3766 7.4 years ago Anonymous
3765 7.4 years ago afaf hussain
3764 7.4 years ago Helen Goldenberg Tamarac, FL
3763 7.4 years ago John Simonsen Corvallis, OR
3762 7.4 years ago James Livingston Skandia, MI
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