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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!

351-375 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
6011 7.1 years ago George Stadnik Astoria, NY
6010 7.1 years ago Jon Singleton New York, NY
6009 7.1 years ago Anonymous Sunnyvale, CA
6008 7.1 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
6007 7.1 years ago David S. Nichols Portland, OR
6006 7.1 years ago Timothy E. Trent Middletown, OH
6005 7.1 years ago Anonymous Rescue, CA
6004 7.1 years ago Nicolai Popov Eichenau, ot
6003 7.1 years ago Stephen Vandivere Centreville, VA
6002 7.1 years ago Denise Bell Brooklyn, NY
6001 7.1 years ago Lee Smith California Hot Springs, CA
6000 7.1 years ago Anonymous
5999 7.1 years ago Anonymous
5998 7.1 years ago Caryn Graves Berkeley, CA
5997 7.1 years ago Thomas Carnahan San Diego, CA
5996 7.1 years ago Sabira Qureshi Falls Church, VA
5995 7.1 years ago Antoinette Bonsignore Kirkland , WA
5994 7.1 years ago Anna Rubin Ellicott City, MD
5993 7.1 years ago Luther E. Franklin Issaquah, WA
5992 7.1 years ago George Marshall Worthington worthington Houston, TX
5991 7.1 years ago Douglas Schorling Visalia, CA
5990 7.1 years ago Elizabeth Gulick No. Hollywood, CA
5989 7.1 years ago Ricardo U. Berg Los Angeles, CA
5988 7.1 years ago Amanda Benvenuto Watervliet, NY
5987 7.1 years ago Fadheela Hussian Bahrain,
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