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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!



3001-3025 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
3361 6.6 years ago Janet Maker Los Angeles, CA
3360 6.6 years ago Hussain Meftah
3359 6.6 years ago Sarah Yusuf Manama, ot
3358 6.6 years ago Timothy Mieyal Parma, OH
3357 6.6 years ago John-Michael Torres Mission, TX
3356 6.6 years ago Anonymous Malkiya, ot
3355 6.6 years ago Susan Wechsler Corvallis, OR
3354 6.6 years ago Abu aziz Mohammed Bahrain,
3353 6.6 years ago laura kowal ann arbor, MI
3352 6.6 years ago Giuseppe Matera chandler, AZ
3351 6.6 years ago John Connolly Connolly Haydenville, MA
3350 6.6 years ago Kathleen McKinney Olympia, WA
3349 6.6 years ago Matthew William Miller Madison, WI
3348 6.6 years ago Jorge Garriga Miami, FL
3347 6.6 years ago Michael Iltis Madison, WI
3346 6.6 years ago Helmut Kayan San Francisco, CA
3345 6.6 years ago Charlie Hinton San Francisco, CA
3344 6.6 years ago Janice Baranowski Smithville, TX
3343 6.6 years ago Anne Taliaferro Monmouth, OR
3342 6.6 years ago Molly Madden K.C., MO
3341 6.6 years ago Anonymous Arcata, CA
3340 6.6 years ago David Landers Meridian, ID
3339 6.6 years ago Gerald Rust Troy, IN
3338 6.6 years ago Patricia Ranstrom vashon, WA
3337 6.6 years ago Steve Bloom New York, NY
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