Amman cleaners replace orange uniforms seen as too similar to garb of IS captives

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Looks like orange is not the new black when it comes to the cleaners in Amman.


Amman cleaners replace orange uniforms seen as too similar to garb of IS captives
  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: March 9, 2015 - 11:05 AM

AMMAN, Jordan — Turquoise is the new orange — for Amman's 5,000 sanitation workers.

The Jordanian capital decided to swap the workers' orange uniforms for turquoise ones because the old garb was too reminiscent of the outfits worn by Islamic State captives in grisly beheading videos.

Among those killed by the extremists was a Jordanian fighter pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh. He wore orange when he was immolated by his captors while trapped in a cage. The video surfaced early last month, prompting widespread anger in Jordan and official vows of retaliation.

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Looks like orange is not the new black when it comes to the cleaners in Amman.


Amman cleaners replace orange uniforms seen as too similar to garb of IS captives
  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: March 9, 2015 - 11:05 AM
AMMAN, Jordan — Turquoise is the new orange — for Amman's 5,000 sanitation workers.

The Jordanian capital decided to swap the workers' orange uniforms for turquoise ones because the old garb was too reminiscent of the outfits worn by Islamic State captives in grisly beheading videos.

Among those killed by the extremists was a Jordanian fighter pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh. He wore orange when he was immolated by his captors while trapped in a cage. The video surfaced early last month, prompting widespread anger in Jordan and official vows of retaliation.

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Amman cleaners replace orange uniforms seen as too similar to garb of IS captives Star Tribune
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