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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
3311 7.1 years ago Mark Bartleman Laguna Beach, CA
3310 7.1 years ago mikaela sillman Hilo, HI
3309 7.1 years ago Dudley and Candace Campbell Valley Glen, CA
3308 7.1 years ago Rose M. Berkowitz Austin, TX
3307 7.1 years ago Anonymous LEVITTOWN, NY
3306 7.1 years ago Fr Brian Ticknor Oro Valley, AZ
3305 7.1 years ago Melinda McMurray San Francisco, CA
3304 7.1 years ago Evan Fales Iowa City, IA
3303 7.1 years ago Amina Ali Muharraq, ot
3302 7.1 years ago Maitham ALi Hamad town, ot
3301 7.1 years ago Michael Suchocki Innisfil, ON
3300 7.1 years ago Megan Roemer Boulder, CO
3299 7.1 years ago Pat Thompson Roseville, CA
3298 7.1 years ago James Deshotels Robertsville, MO
3297 7.1 years ago Erik Noel Nelsen Soap Lake, WA
3296 7.1 years ago Elizabeth Elder Albuquerque, NM
3295 7.1 years ago Michael Dutton Newport, RI
3294 7.1 years ago Kevin Tom San Diego, CA
3293 7.1 years ago VERONICA HAYES FERNDALE, MI
3292 7.1 years ago Peter Kuhn San Diego, CA
3291 7.1 years ago dora haslett haslett portland, OR
3290 7.1 years ago Anonymous Manama,
3289 7.1 years ago Anonymous Bahrain, NY
3288 7.1 years ago Melvin Bautista Phoenix, AZ
3287 7.1 years ago Valerie Gondolfo Gold Canyon, AZ
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