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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
6311 6.6 years ago Julie Britt Portland, OR
6310 6.6 years ago Rosemarie Pace Middle Village, NY
6309 6.6 years ago Ryan Hammond Lowell, MA
6308 6.6 years ago Ryan Hammond Lowell, MA
6307 6.6 years ago Rachel Heuertz Carter Lake, IA
6306 6.6 years ago Anonymous
6305 6.6 years ago ithkelezm ithkelezm New York, MB
6304 6.6 years ago Brian Krahmer Buena Vista, CO
6303 6.6 years ago clarice adams concord, CA
6302 6.6 years ago Elizabeth Butler Butler Henderson, KY
6301 6.6 years ago Paula Geroux Redwood Valley, CA
6300 6.6 years ago Callie Riley Citrus Heights, CA
6299 6.6 years ago Chris Gorton Hoboken, NJ
6298 6.6 years ago Peter Flanagan Rialto, CA
6297 6.6 years ago Sarah Isaacs louisville, KY
6296 6.6 years ago ali hussain
6295 6.6 years ago Jennifer Robertson Airmont, NY
6294 6.6 years ago Deborah Maufer Menlo Park, CA
6293 6.6 years ago Anonymous Santa Fe, NM
6292 6.6 years ago Anonymous Taunton, MA
6291 6.6 years ago Harvey La Tourette Los Angeles, CA
6290 6.6 years ago Rev Crow Swimsaway PhD New Marshfield, OH
6289 6.6 years ago matt malina new york, NY
6288 6.6 years ago Cassandra Melton Henderson, NV
6287 6.6 years ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA
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