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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
2436 7.4 years ago Michael Morgan Lakemore, OH
2435 7.4 years ago Anonymous Woodridge, IL
2434 7.4 years ago Stamatios Varias Selinsgrove, PA
2433 7.4 years ago Owen Gibbs Asheville, NC
2432 7.4 years ago Loretta Brogan Shreveport, LA
2431 7.4 years ago Mohammad Alimi Fresno, CA
2430 7.4 years ago Rebecca Ross New Holland, OH
2429 7.4 years ago richard graham dangeul, AL
2428 7.4 years ago Chet Sygiel Jackson, KY
2427 7.4 years ago carol collins dover, DE
2426 7.4 years ago simon Farthing N. Saanich, BC
2425 7.4 years ago Ron Hansel West Covina, CA
2424 7.4 years ago Janice Foss Pinole, CA
2423 7.4 years ago Eric Tagne Hyattsville, MD
2422 7.4 years ago Clara Jo Hayes Salinas, CA
2421 7.4 years ago Alicia Jackson Vallejo, CA
2420 7.4 years ago John Gudelanis Wilton Manors, FL
2419 7.4 years ago Karen Thompson Ham Lake, MN
2418 7.4 years ago Don Bry Minneapolis, MN
2417 7.4 years ago Jane Chischilly Daingerfield, TX
2416 7.4 years ago Eliot Singer Charlottesville, VA
2415 7.4 years ago patricia roper VA
2414 7.4 years ago Kellie Huynh Brooklyn , NY
2413 7.4 years ago Mary Banerian New York City, NY
2412 7.4 years ago Anonymous Chicago, IL
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