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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!



4176-4200 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
2186 6.4 years ago Andrew Kurzweil Brooklyn, NY
2185 6.4 years ago Lanna Ultican Blue Springs, MO
2184 6.4 years ago Sandra Wagner Bryan, OH
2183 6.4 years ago Andy Cardenas Jupiter, FL
2182 6.4 years ago Stephen Weinstein Elkins Park, PA
2181 6.4 years ago Fred Welty Chardon, OH
2180 6.4 years ago Robert Janusko Bethlehem, PA
2179 6.4 years ago Anonymous Berea, KY
2178 6.4 years ago Carla Davis-Castro Alexandria , VA
2177 6.4 years ago Lynn C. Lang Saint Cloud, MN
2176 6.4 years ago erika hilburn mahwah, NJ
2175 6.4 years ago Arnie Miller Newtonvillke, MA
2174 6.4 years ago Larry Stell Glasgow, KY
2173 6.4 years ago Matthew Baucco Bloomington, IN
2172 6.4 years ago Paula Stinson Clinton Township, MI
2171 6.4 years ago Quida JACOBS Miami Beach, FL
2170 6.4 years ago James Forte Salisbury, MD
2169 6.4 years ago Ronald Reeser Houston, TX
2168 6.4 years ago Marc Climaco New York, NY
2167 6.4 years ago jorge belloso-curiel Richmond, CA
2166 6.4 years ago Russell Se Brattleboro, VT
2165 6.4 years ago Robert Myers Roswell, NM
2164 6.4 years ago David S. Nichols Portland, OR
2163 6.4 years ago Michael Horstman Bethesda, MD
2162 6.4 years ago Anonymous Washington, IL
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