Arab emirates ban Guy Fawkes masks


This video from the USA is called Arrested For Wearing a Guy Fawkes Mask (Occupy Lansing).

By Kris Holt:

November 19, 2012

If you’re a member of hacking group Anonymous, it’s now illegal to show your face in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Dubai police have declared the Guy Fawkes mask, the disguise most strongly associated with Anonymous, illegal. Police issued a warning was issued to anyone considering wearing the mask ahead of the UAE’s National Day on Dec. 2. They claim it symbolizes resistance to state authority.

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