Five more countries ban ‘The Danish Girl’

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As of 1 February 2016, five more countries have followed suit with Qatar and banned screenings of Tom Hooper’s transgender film ‘The Danish Girl’. Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman and United Arab Emirates failed to pass local censor requirements over “moral depravity” and that it “promoted homosexuality and gender transformation”.


Sources

» Gay Star News – 1 February 2016:
Five more countries ban The Danish Girl over ‘moral depravity’

» The Hollywood Reporter – 13 January 2016
‘The Danish Girl’ pulled from cinemas in Qatar


Related information

» Artsfreedom.org – 25 January 2016
Qatar: Ministry of Culture bans transgender film ‘The Danish Girl’

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