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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
3161 6.4 years ago Anonymous Los Angeles, CA
3160 6.4 years ago Jan Bauman San Rafael, CA
3159 6.4 years ago Michael Marion Bremerton, WA
3158 6.4 years ago Joseph Riehm Atlanta, GA
3157 6.4 years ago Denise Lytle Fords, NJ
3156 6.4 years ago Timothy E. Trent Middletown, OH
3155 6.4 years ago Barbara Scott Highland Park, IL
3154 6.4 years ago Calvin Cobb McCormick, SC
3153 6.4 years ago Helen Allard Sherman, TX
3152 6.4 years ago jerome sheitelman basking ridge, NJ
3151 6.4 years ago Sharon Fortunak St Paul, MN
3150 6.4 years ago Cheryl Liniman Parma Hts., OH
3149 6.4 years ago Kathleen Bartolomeo Laurel, MD
3148 6.4 years ago jeff foto manama,
3147 6.4 years ago sandra george douglasville, GA
3146 6.4 years ago Amy Agigian Agigian Somerville, MA
3145 6.4 years ago Rick Wood Burdett, NY
3144 6.4 years ago Anonymous South Portland, ME
3143 6.4 years ago Diane Paul Coupeville, WA
3142 6.4 years ago Bonnie Jean Brown Morgantown, WV
3141 6.4 years ago Anonymous ot
3140 6.4 years ago Roxanna Galvan Oakland, CA
3139 6.4 years ago Barbara Brass Roseville, CA
3138 6.4 years ago Ruth Kram w.orange, NJ
3137 6.4 years ago Ronald L. Putman Spring Hill, FL
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