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How Saudi Arabian censorship photoshopped Mariah Carey album

Postby mevotex » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:11 pm

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In Saudi Arabia, sometimes things are more expensive than they should be. Why? Because Saudi has strict laws that state all product cover must not reveal something too sexually suggestive, else the moral conduct and religious faith of the populace may be threatened.

Retail stores that fail to comply with this law would be fined or in worst scenario, have their license revoked. It is therefore, they need to assume additional cost in hiring someone to do the product censorship manually. The extra cost is passed to consumers. Some examples of product cover censorship include:

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In Saudi Arabia, you cannot sell cats & dogs, dolls & teddy bears, and pokemon because it is deemed those materials will destroy the public morals of its society as a whole. More information can be found here;

Cats & dogs - http://en.rian.ru/world/20080731/115354126.html
Dolls & teddy bears - http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2003/de ... anwhitaker
Pokemon - http://www.kidzworld.com/article/669-pokemon-banned

Today we will take a look at how Saudi censorship photoshopped Mariah Carey's albums. I can assure you that at the end of this article you'd be wowed at their editing skills 8) 8)

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Postby Eugene91 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:52 pm

lol!
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Postby whatman » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:57 pm

Bad photo shop.
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Postby rabbit75 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:36 am

lots of malaysia ppl can do better then them
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Postby zh@ngting89 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:16 am

crazy~
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Postby BlackHyppo » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:05 am

Mariah Carey? FAIL!
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Postby MonkeyKing » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:06 am

HAHA, thought they gonna photoshopped her with "tudung" and loose fitting black robes :mrgreen:
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Postby Lumix » Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:00 pm

Now i understand why when saw them walking on the street, covered up their face with black cloth, only can see the eyes :roll:
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