If yellow is your favorite color...
No yellow shirts, hats, or pants.
Dress code “Yellow” is officially banned in Malaysia.
Malaysia Today reports -- the government is cracking down to prevent a July 9th demonstration organized by a group of opposition backed activists -- called Bersih -- Anyone wearing yellow will automatically be identified as a protester.
“Is it a crime to wear yellow T-shirt?”(Malaysia Today)
Yes! -- says Malaysian Home Minister in a press conference. The Guardian quotes his response:
“The Bersih T-shirt is related to an illegal assembly, then whatever they are wearing is illegal."
And he’s serious -- 14 people have already been arrested in yellow.
The speech immediately caused an uproar and strong media backlash.
Continue reading...Malaysia Bans Yellow Clothing - with video
Image source: The Guardian. It shows Malaysian activists in Bersih (Clean) T-shirts at a 2007 rally. Photograph: AP