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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!



2851-2875 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3511 6.6 years ago Amanda WalshAmandaW Boulder, CO
3510 6.6 years ago Hani AlAlawi Manama,
3509 6.6 years ago Jose Ricardo Bondoc San Francisco, CA
3508 6.6 years ago Toni Mayer El Cerrito, CA
3507 6.6 years ago River Skybetter Los Angeles, CA
3506 6.6 years ago Elizabeth Hegeman Ny, NY
3505 6.6 years ago Jasmin Torres Astoria, NY
3504 6.6 years ago Anonymous
3503 6.6 years ago Paul Haider Chicago, IL
3502 6.6 years ago Michael McHugh Pinellas Park, FL
3501 6.6 years ago Richard Luke Los Altos Hills, CA
3500 6.6 years ago James Thrailkill Longmont, CO
3499 6.6 years ago Iris Meltzer Kent, OH
3498 6.6 years ago Kyra Legaroff Richmond, CA
3497 6.6 years ago David Richard Seattle, WA
3496 6.6 years ago Polly Tarpley Poulsbo, WA
3495 6.6 years ago Susan Byers Paxson Dorchester, MA
3494 6.6 years ago Esther Schmeer Surrey, BC
3493 6.6 years ago Claudia Greco Brooklyn, NY
3492 6.6 years ago Larry Watson Salem, OR
3491 6.6 years ago Roberta Stern Oakland, CA
3490 6.6 years ago Rolando Rodriguez Port Orford, OR
3489 6.6 years ago Margaret Tegenfeldt Pacific Beach, WA
3488 6.6 years ago greta calabrese tenafly, NJ
3487 6.6 years ago Esther Schmeer Surrey, BC
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