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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!



2651-2675 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3711 6.9 years ago Steve Schueth Chicago, IL
3710 6.9 years ago free BH
3709 6.9 years ago Meg Clark Oak Park, IL
3708 6.9 years ago Rosemary Graf Cummington, MA
3707 6.9 years ago Robert Griffin North Hollywood, CA
3706 6.9 years ago Kristina Norman Yazoo City, MS
3705 6.9 years ago Paul Haider Chicago, IL
3704 6.9 years ago Floyd O'Brien Stockton, CA
3703 6.9 years ago Maitham ALi Hamad town, ot
3702 6.9 years ago Sue Halligan Woodbury, MN
3701 6.9 years ago Donna Greathouse Neel North Bend, WA
3700 6.9 years ago Mariko Wheeler Flagstaff , AZ
3699 6.9 years ago _ _ Los Angeles, CA
3698 6.9 years ago April Robbins Ashland, KY
3697 6.9 years ago Rosalyn Baxandall NYC, NY
3696 6.9 years ago Elizabeth Schmidt Wichita, KS
3695 6.9 years ago Esther Lee Braintree, MA
3694 6.9 years ago Jon Anderholm Cazadero, CA
3693 6.9 years ago chet hepburn Arlington, VA
3692 6.9 years ago Jennifer Water Water Tempe, AZ
3691 6.9 years ago Alex Woolery San Rafael, CO
3690 6.9 years ago Rosemary Graf Cummington, MA
3689 6.9 years ago jim darby akron, OH
3688 6.9 years ago Paul Jefferson Lawrence, KS
3687 6.9 years ago John Bremer Bellingham, WA
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