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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
2886 6.4 years ago Barbara Williamson Danielson, CT
2885 6.4 years ago Amy Reger Washington, DC
2884 6.4 years ago William Messenger Whittier, CA
2883 6.4 years ago Anonymous sitra, ot
2882 6.4 years ago Claire Deroche Flushing, NY
2881 6.4 years ago Janis Hug Monte Rio, CA
2880 6.4 years ago bjørn holst jespersen copenhagen, denmark, ot
2879 6.4 years ago Alan Citron Manchester Center, VT
2878 6.4 years ago Anonymous
2877 6.4 years ago Richelle Witt Camarillo, CA
2876 6.4 years ago David W Manchester,
2875 6.4 years ago Anonymous JIDHAFS, OR
2874 6.4 years ago Alan Sanders Fairfax, CA
2873 6.4 years ago Maria Favuzzi Brooklyn, NY
2872 6.4 years ago ali hassan ali sitra, ot
2871 6.4 years ago Molly Hauck Hauck Kensington, MD
2870 6.4 years ago Anonymous ot
2869 6.4 years ago Jennifer Huffer Burton , TX
2868 6.4 years ago Hussain Mohamad Manama,
2867 6.4 years ago Anonymous Dearborn, MI
2866 6.4 years ago jaber abdali
2865 6.4 years ago Anonymous AJ, AZ
2864 6.4 years ago douglas Baty DIXON, MT
2863 6.4 years ago MOhd Kalim
2862 6.4 years ago charmaine michaels mantua, NJ
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