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Yellow badge

A mandatory mark or a piece of cloth of specific geometric shape, worn on the outer garment in order to distinguish a person of certain religion or ethnicity in public. Yellow badge is traditionally associated with persecution of Jews. In some countries badge was accompanied or replaced by identifying garb or hat. In the Middle Ages clothes worn by different groups of people were regulated by law.

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1 Brief history
2 See also
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Brief history

Yellow badge also appeared in the German regulations during Nazi regime. It was then a part of the plan of Holocaust and motivated by anti-Semitism.

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