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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!



326-350 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
6036 7.1 years ago Frank Aaron Frisco, TX
6035 7.1 years ago Patrick Nagler San anselmo, CA
6034 7.1 years ago Kenneth Nahigian Sacramento, CA
6033 7.1 years ago carol collins dover, DE
6032 7.1 years ago David Blair Chicago, IL
6031 7.1 years ago Linda Harlow Santa Rosa, CA
6030 7.1 years ago Victoria Cox Eastep Washington, DC
6029 7.1 years ago Alecto CALDWELL Oakland, CA
6028 7.1 years ago Barry Snitkin Cave Junction, OR
6027 7.1 years ago Anonymous Surprise , AZ
6026 7.1 years ago Fredric Salstrom St. Mary of the Woods, IN
6025 7.1 years ago Donna Desrosiers Plymouth, NH
6024 7.1 years ago Anonymous Columbia, MD
6023 7.1 years ago Barbara Dorame Long Beach, CA
6022 7.1 years ago Bruce Wille Albuquerque, NM
6021 7.1 years ago Wayne Rossignol Hamilton, NJ
6020 7.1 years ago Mark Reback Los Angeles, CA
6019 7.1 years ago David Berkshire Houston, TX
6018 7.1 years ago Athena Huff-Sandstrom Denver, CO
6017 7.1 years ago Nick Mantas Twp of Washington, NJ
6016 7.1 years ago Anonymous
6015 7.1 years ago Alita Mantels Little Rock, AR
6014 7.1 years ago Edith Cacciatore Novato, CA
6013 7.1 years ago Vic Burton Kansas City, MO
6012 7.1 years ago Lorene Rowland Billings, MT
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