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Hell's Angels Logo Banned In Berlin, Germany

By June 18, 2014General Posts

hells_angels_germany_06_12_2014In the latest salvo of a battle to rein in outlawed motorcycle clubs, the authorities here are hitting the global Hell’s Angels brand where it hurts most: the logo.

Last month, the signature winged death’s head and “Hell’s Angels” label featured on the motorcycle club’s “cut,” or leather vest, were banned in the capital as the symbols of a criminal organization.

Although a tough-minded Hamburg judge outlawed Germany’s first Hell’s Angels charter in the city in 1983, the Hell’s Angels as an organization have never been banned across Germany.

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