Red Ice News

Dispelling the Mythmakers

Bahrain bans ’Anonymous’ Guy Fawkes mask
New to Red Ice? Start Here!

Bahrain bans ’Anonymous’ Guy Fawkes mask

Source: globalpost.com

Distinctive masks favored by protesters the world over have been banned for import into Bahrain, on pain of arrest.

Guy Fawkes mask owners, beware: the "V for Vendetta" style masks favored by protesters the world over have been banned from import into Bahrain, and offenders could face prison time.

Hassan Fakhro, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Industry and Commerce Minister, announced that the plastic face masks from the 2005 movie were now illegal, in an effort to prevent protesters from wearing them to remain unidentifiable, wrote the Independent.

According to RT.com, Fahro claimed in the Bahrain Official Gazette that the move was made "in the public interest."

The mustachioed and pale white masks are used across the world, and have found particular favor among Middle Eastern anti-government protesters, perhaps explaining Fakhro’s eagerness to ban the iconic images.

In the United Arab Emirates, the masks were banned back in November, wrote the Gulf News, as they are thought to "instigate unrest." Some retailers were selling the masks emblazoned with the colors of the UAE.

[...]

Read the full article at: globalpost.com



Comments

Red Ice Radio

3Fourteen

The Alt-Right Doesn't Virtue Signal or Denounce 'Extremists'
Ethan Ralph - The Alt-Right Doesn't Virtue Signal or Denounce 'Extremists'
Women Under Sharia
Anni Cyrus - Women Under Sharia

TV

An Alt-Right Response to Hillary's Alt-Right Speech
An Alt-Right Response to Hillary's Alt-Right Speech
Red Ice Live - Michael Hoffman on "Denial," new Movie about "Holocaust Denier" David Irving
Red Ice Live - Michael Hoffman on "Denial," new Movie about "Holocaust Denier" David Irving

RSSYoutubeGoogle+iTunesSoundCloudStitcherTuneIn

Design by Henrik Palmgren © Red Ice Privacy Policy