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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
2561 7.1 years ago Anonymous Hollis, NY
2560 7.1 years ago Frank Arce San Diego, CA
2559 7.1 years ago Anonymous Beverly, MA
2558 7.1 years ago Adam Ambrose Berkeley, CA
2557 7.1 years ago Anonymous Bennington, VT
2556 7.1 years ago William Goggin Hattiesburg, MS
2555 7.1 years ago Robert Joyce East Brunswick, NJ
2554 7.1 years ago Mike Peale Aston, PA
2553 7.1 years ago Jill Marie Spencer, NY
2552 7.1 years ago claire tixeire Berlin, NY
2551 7.1 years ago Den Socling Jersey Shore, PA
2550 7.1 years ago Gail Tanner Lakewood, OH
2549 7.1 years ago Cheryl McKiernan Sioux Falls, SD
2548 7.1 years ago LYNN DOHERTY ROSYTH, ot
2547 7.1 years ago Diana Myers Brooklyn, MD
2546 7.1 years ago Nancy Hiestand Davis, CA
2545 7.1 years ago Bill Hoffer East Wenatchee, WA
2544 7.1 years ago Mary Gamson Sarasota, FL
2543 7.1 years ago Jerry Sawyer Stratford, CT
2542 7.1 years ago Cristina Río López Ferrol, Galicia, ot
2541 7.1 years ago Anonymous Porto, ot
2540 7.1 years ago Rael Nidess Nidess, M.D. Marshall, TX
2539 7.1 years ago Jane Kristof Kristof Yamhill, OR
2538 7.1 years ago Judith Mackenzie Minneapolis, MN
2537 7.1 years ago Robert Jadin Lincolnwood, IL
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