Circus workers furious at blue wrist band
Circus workers in Tilburg are furious at unemployment office officials who have told them to wear blue wrist bands as proof that their papers have been checked and they are not working illegally.
The Dutch circus association said the wrist bands stigmatised its members and showed parallels with the symbols Jews and gypsies were forced to wear during World War II.
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