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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!



4201-4225 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
2161 6.9 years ago Dana & Nelda Snider Middlebury, IN
2160 6.9 years ago Josef Richardson Sparks, MD
2159 6.9 years ago Gunhild Ellerbe Stockton, CA
2158 6.9 years ago Ryk Loske Glover, VT
2157 6.9 years ago Jessica McGeary Hoboken, NJ
2156 6.9 years ago Linda Murray Murray Mansfield, PA
2155 6.9 years ago Anonymous Barboursville, VA
2154 6.9 years ago E.S. Schloss New York, NY
2153 6.9 years ago Debi Lawson Sterrett, AL
2152 6.9 years ago Anonymous fresno, CA
2151 6.9 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn, NY
2150 6.9 years ago Marguerite Rouleau Rochester, MI
2149 6.9 years ago Juli Kring Kring Houston, TX
2148 6.9 years ago George Robinson New York, NY
2147 6.9 years ago Carl Arnold E Meredith, NY
2146 6.9 years ago Damian Fontanez Cleveland, OH
2145 6.9 years ago arianna dutter springwater, NY
2144 6.9 years ago Gessika Rovario-Cole Martinsburg, WV
2143 6.9 years ago bethany larkin north kingstown, RI
2142 6.9 years ago SYLVIA Miller SEATTLE , WA
2141 6.9 years ago Laura Gray Los Angeles, CA
2140 6.9 years ago Anonymous YORK, PA
2139 6.9 years ago Brenda Collins London, NY
2138 6.9 years ago Marta Neely Big Bear Lake, CA
2137 6.9 years ago Anonymous Plainfield, NJ
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