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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!

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Number Date Name Location
3611 7.4 years ago Anonymous Warrenton, VA
3610 7.4 years ago Rollo Hysom Saint Paul, MN
3609 7.4 years ago Ann Catherine Keirns Hayward, CA
3608 7.4 years ago Leigh Fava LA, LA
3607 7.4 years ago Chip Henneman Layton, UT
3606 7.4 years ago Roman Jarosz Memphis, TN
3605 7.4 years ago SHARON walsh jersey city, NJ
3604 7.4 years ago Mary WErner Lincoln, NE
3603 7.4 years ago Anonymous Lonsdale, MN
3602 7.4 years ago Anonymous TX
3601 7.4 years ago Tamara Matz Los Angeles, CA
3600 7.4 years ago Harriet Hirsch Vienna, VA
3599 7.4 years ago M Loftus Kihei, HI
3598 7.4 years ago Anonymous Modesto, CA
3597 7.4 years ago Anonymous Lancaster, OH
3596 7.4 years ago Eric Fosburgh Seattle, WA
3595 7.4 years ago Casey Cain Berlin Heights, OH
3594 7.4 years ago S Jahangeer Fairfax, VA
3593 7.4 years ago Anonymous Meyersdale, PA
3592 7.4 years ago Lenore Greenberg Brooklyn, NY
3591 7.4 years ago Anonymous Mesa, AZ
3590 7.4 years ago Ali Hasan
3589 7.4 years ago Karen Erickson San Jose, CA
3588 7.4 years ago Andrea Impagnatiello Rome, ot
3587 7.4 years ago Agatha Cosentino Haledon, NJ
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