Strange Things That Are Banned All Over the World

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You’ve probably heard of bans being placed on certain things, but sometimes the things that are placed off limits are a bit hard to believe. Check it out!
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Claire Danes Movies

After going public with the terrible conditions in Manila, the Phillipines banned all movies starring Claire Danes.
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Chewing Gum

Don’t try to get away with chewing gum in Singapore because gum sales are banned to locals after an incident on public transport.
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Jogging

In Burundi, jogging was banned because it was seen as way that people were getting together and planning illegal activities.
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Scrabble

If you live in Romania, you are not allowed to play Scrabble. It was banned as being evil. The ban was lifted recently, but could come back at any time.
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Red Bull

French officials have banned Red Bull in France because of the use to taurine in the drink. The ban has been recently lifted.
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Lip-Synching

Lip-synching is off limits in Turkmenistan because it goes against the “true culture” of the country.
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Blue Jeans

In Korea blue jeans are banned because the color blue is associated with the United States. Other colors of jeans are not banned.
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Small Breast Photos

In Australia, government officials banned pornography featuring women with small breasts because they felt it could promote pedophilia.
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Dancing in Clubs

In Japan, dancing in clubs is banned because of moral concerns. It’s only allowed in venues licensed for public dancing.
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Kinder Surprise Candy Eggs

The United States banned these candy eggs because the toy inside poses a choking risk.
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