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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
3136 6.4 years ago Samuel Durkin Fairfield, CA
3135 6.4 years ago Andrew Smith Greenback, TN
3134 6.4 years ago Robert Mathsen Great Falls, MT
3133 6.4 years ago Garth Reese Pullman, WA
3132 6.4 years ago Ian Shelley Portland, OR
3131 6.4 years ago Leanne Friedman Davis, CA
3130 6.4 years ago Celia McFarland Austin, TX
3129 6.4 years ago Lawrence East Jacksonville, NC
3128 6.4 years ago Linda M. Butler Punta Gorda, FL
3127 6.4 years ago Cort Brumfield Portland, OR
3126 6.4 years ago Patricia Constantino Brooklyn , NY
3125 6.4 years ago Gerritt and Elizabeth Baker-Smith EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
3124 6.4 years ago Margaret Hart Central Square, NY
3123 6.4 years ago Margaret Cooper Jacksonville, FL
3122 6.4 years ago Robert Kirkconnell Crestline, CA
3121 6.4 years ago Brian Mitchell Mitchell Naples, FL
3120 6.4 years ago Patricia Murphy seattle, WA
3119 6.4 years ago Florence Drew Cypress, TX
3118 6.4 years ago Elaine Springer Seattle, WA
3117 6.4 years ago michele auffredou Nanaimo, BC
3116 6.4 years ago Henry Barru Glen Burnie, MD
3115 6.4 years ago Leo Jones middleton, MA
3114 6.4 years ago Anonymous ot
3113 6.4 years ago Michelle Pepitone Pittsburgh, PA
3112 6.4 years ago Anonymous Manama,
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