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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
5936 6.4 years ago David Norcross Boulder, CO
5935 6.4 years ago Joe Isa Muharraq,
5934 6.4 years ago Kristin Sekerci Washington, PA
5933 6.4 years ago Jeremy Dobson Manchester, NH
5932 6.4 years ago Hussain Misbah Dallas, TX
5931 6.4 years ago Brian Williams Westland, MI
5930 6.4 years ago Sandra Cole Vancouver, WA
5929 6.4 years ago Brian Krahmer Buena Vista, CO
5928 6.4 years ago Bruce Carroll Ames, IA
5927 6.4 years ago Anonymous Portland, OR
5926 6.4 years ago Basel Ali Tempe, AZ
5925 6.4 years ago Roberta Houllahan Providence, RI
5924 6.4 years ago Dianne Hunter Hazel Park, MI
5923 6.4 years ago Laura Tabili Tucson, AZ
5922 6.4 years ago Anna Carver-Gay Bloomington, IN
5921 6.4 years ago Michael Mack Huntington Park, CA
5920 6.4 years ago Mohammad Sabhani North Haven, CT
5919 6.4 years ago Jeremy Dobson Manchester, NH
5918 6.4 years ago William Frayer Racine, WI
5917 6.4 years ago Paul Steege Steege Nevada City, CA
5916 6.4 years ago Chuck Donegan Yonkers, NY
5915 6.4 years ago Vikki Attard Sliema, ot
5914 6.4 years ago Miguel Almanza Miami, FL
5913 6.4 years ago Chris McMullen Arroyo Grande, CA
5912 6.4 years ago Brady Root Highland park, NJ
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