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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
2936 7.1 years ago kristen thurman Pleasanton, CA
2935 7.1 years ago Seth Read Somerville, MA
2934 7.1 years ago Julia Biagiarelli New Haven , CT
2933 7.1 years ago Anthony Albert Corvallis, OR
2932 7.1 years ago Anonymous -, AL
2931 7.1 years ago Janis Fensch Bellingham, WA
2930 7.1 years ago Ahmed Ali Manama, ot
2929 7.1 years ago Majed Ahmed None, ot
2928 7.1 years ago Gustavo Sandoval San Mateo, CA
2927 7.1 years ago Joseph Kohn MD Wailuku, HI
2926 7.1 years ago Maryska Suda St. Louis, MO
2925 7.1 years ago Donna Sharp Veneta, OR
2924 7.1 years ago Charles Morris Aurora, CO
2923 7.1 years ago Gerry Milliken Cottonwood, AZ
2922 7.1 years ago Dennis Trembly Los Angeles, CA
2921 7.1 years ago Erik Shearer Phoenix, AZ
2920 7.1 years ago Kelly Garbato Plattsburg, MO
2919 7.1 years ago Martha Mattes Tulsa, OK
2918 7.1 years ago Christopher Lee Chicago, IL
2917 7.1 years ago Sadeq AlMosawi Al-Markh - Bahrain, ot
2916 7.1 years ago Michael Bryant Oxnard, CA
2915 7.1 years ago Michael Milburn MA
2914 7.1 years ago s h s
2913 7.1 years ago ALEX DRAGOS SANTA ROSA, CA
2912 7.1 years ago jacques Tricot Montréal, QC
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