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Censorship
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Nepal 🇳🇵 is an Asian country which practices Hinduism and Buddhism. It gained independence from United Kingdom in 1962 but did not join the Commonwealth.

Until 2008, it was a monarchy. Presently, it is a federal republic.

General censorship[]

Book censorship[]

  • The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was banned for blasphemy against Islam.
  • A Modern Approach to Social Studies - This schoolbook was banned in 2010 for blasphemy against Islam.
  • Self Study Material on Nepal's Territory and Border - this map book by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology was banned for irredentism regarding the country's neighbours.

Film censorship[]

Internet censorship[]

The government controls the Internet in Nepal. The international internet connections were cut off by the government due to the martial law declared by the King in 2005.

Television censorship[]

Video game censorship[]

  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - this battle royale game used to be banned because of delinquency issues involving youths. Later, the ban has been lifted.
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