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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!

276-300 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
6086 7.1 years ago Robert Taylor Taylor Porterville, CA
6085 7.1 years ago Cindy Hardy St. Pual, MN
6084 7.1 years ago Raymond Nuesch Washington, DC
6083 7.1 years ago Majeed Aseeri Mañana, ot
6082 7.1 years ago Raphael Sperry San Francisco, CA
6081 7.1 years ago Wendy Oser Berkeley, CA
6080 7.1 years ago Tammy Murphy Trevose, PA
6079 7.1 years ago Rosemary Hally Philadelphia, PA
6078 7.1 years ago Anonymous Laguna Woods, CA
6077 7.1 years ago VERONICA HAYES FERNDALE, MI
6076 7.1 years ago Steve Smith Washington, DC
6075 7.1 years ago Bruce & Nogah Revesz Cedar Grove, NJ
6074 7.1 years ago Nick Page Ferndale, WA
6073 7.1 years ago James Nakata Citrus Heights, CA
6072 7.1 years ago William Stone Austin, TX
6071 7.1 years ago David Fisher New Plymouth, ID
6070 7.1 years ago Michael Madias Madias Portland, OR
6069 7.1 years ago James Mulcare Clarkston, WA
6068 7.1 years ago John Moszyk St Louis, MO
6067 7.1 years ago James Wilcox Falls Church, VA
6066 7.1 years ago David Field CA
6065 7.1 years ago Mary Mutch La Crosse, Select a state
6064 7.1 years ago Sara Hoover Memphis, TN
6063 7.1 years ago Mo Oliver Bothell, WA
6062 7.1 years ago Denise Lytle Fords, NJ
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