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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
2511 7.1 years ago C M N, IL
2510 7.1 years ago Faye Ranney Quincy, FL
2509 7.1 years ago Ronna Sommers Fordland, MO
2508 7.1 years ago Dina Hosnjak Bowie, MD
2507 7.1 years ago allen Katzoff Seattle, WA
2506 7.1 years ago Lois Swanson South St. Paul, MN
2505 7.1 years ago Alice Bowron Minneapolis, MN
2504 7.1 years ago virginia Cecil Winfield, TN
2503 7.1 years ago Jerold M Gorski Irvine, CA
2502 7.1 years ago Dawn Spencer Elyria, OH
2501 7.1 years ago Hank Hammett Dallas, TX
2500 7.1 years ago Lana Henson Oklahoma City, OK
2499 7.1 years ago Dieter Randolph Saint Petersburg, FL
2498 7.1 years ago Pedro Ferradas Round Lake, IL
2497 7.1 years ago Jon Current Hillsboro, OR
2496 7.1 years ago Nancy Lee Farrell Tacoma, WA
2495 7.1 years ago Barbara Zilles Iowa City, IA
2494 7.1 years ago Corey E. Olsen Delafield, WI
2493 7.1 years ago mitchel pilipovic minneapolis, MN
2492 7.1 years ago Anonymous Beaverton, OR
2491 7.1 years ago Gene and Dori Peters Sun City, AZ
2490 7.1 years ago Ann Rennacker Fort Bragg, CA
2489 7.1 years ago Doris Munger New Canaan, CT
2488 7.1 years ago Marilin Engelman Coram, NY
2487 7.1 years ago Eugene Gorrin Union, NJ
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