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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!



501-525 of 6361 signatures
Number Date Name Location
5861 6.6 years ago Anonymous Brewster, MA. 02631, MA
5860 6.6 years ago Emily Murdock Baker Brooklyn, NY
5859 6.6 years ago Julia Trujillo Miami, FL
5858 6.6 years ago Jean Craig Fort Worth, TX
5857 6.6 years ago Teresa Jaeger Orlando, FL
5856 6.6 years ago Radu Bogdan Los Angeles, CA
5855 6.6 years ago Dana Hershkowitz Brooklyn, NY
5854 6.6 years ago Fawzi Aman AK
5853 6.6 years ago Keeley MacKenzie Denver, CO
5852 6.6 years ago Jennifer Bennett Erie, PA
5851 6.6 years ago Robert McCoy Hilo, HI
5850 6.6 years ago Robert McCoy Hilo, HI
5849 6.6 years ago Angela Desmond Hagerstown, MD
5848 6.6 years ago willis gravelle Basalt, CO
5847 6.6 years ago Joseph Jacklovich Sr USA Ret Wichita, KS
5846 6.6 years ago Debra Wicks Jersey City, NJ
5845 6.6 years ago Teresa Evans Fulton, MS
5844 6.6 years ago Pat Kelly Hoffman estates, IL
5843 6.6 years ago Stephen Brockmann Indianapolis, IN
5842 6.6 years ago Patricia McCarty Dunedin, ot
5841 6.6 years ago Amir Manraj Herndon, VA
5840 6.6 years ago Paula Landua Leander, TX
5839 6.6 years ago Mohd Jamri Bahrain, ot
5838 6.6 years ago Virginia Griffin Burlington, NC
5837 6.6 years ago Anonymous North Reading, MA
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