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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!



2876-2900 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3486 6.9 years ago JoAnn Haasler Milwaukee, WI
3485 6.9 years ago Ned Zacharia CA
3484 6.9 years ago Shirley Nienkark Columbus, OH
3483 6.9 years ago Nabeel Hassan Sitra,
3482 6.9 years ago Sammy Low Ferndale, WA
3481 6.9 years ago Jenny Gronholt Tacoma, WA
3480 6.9 years ago Janet Moore Gainesville, FL
3479 6.9 years ago Gordon Gerbitz Santa Barbara, CA
3478 6.9 years ago Brad Kraus Santa Fe, NM
3477 6.9 years ago Ellen Sanderson London, ON
3476 6.9 years ago Sarah Isaacs louisville, KY
3475 6.9 years ago Quyen Pfeifer Mission Viejo, CA
3474 6.9 years ago Lynn Tesher New York, NY
3473 6.9 years ago Lynn Tesher New York, NY
3472 6.9 years ago Lynn Tesher New York, NY
3471 6.9 years ago Jonathan Paige London, ot
3470 6.9 years ago Marion Pointer Fort Worth, TX
3469 6.9 years ago William Long Auburn, MA
3468 6.9 years ago Alaa Mansoor
3467 6.9 years ago Jenny Bodwell Terre Haute, IN
3466 6.9 years ago Cherry Orman Reno, NV
3465 6.9 years ago Felicity Devlin Tacoma, WA
3464 6.9 years ago Daniel Reid Portage, MI
3463 6.9 years ago John Graham Tuscaloosa, AL
3462 6.9 years ago Amit Shoham Oakland, CA
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