Film banned in Jordan allegedly over inclusion of gay character
6 May 2022
Rights at stake and state’s obligations
The actor of the backlash
The form of backlash
On 6 May, news outlets reported that Jordan’s Media Commission had banned the film Dr Strange 2 as it was in contradiction with Jordanian societal values. It is understood that this refers to the inclusion of a gay character in the film. Dr Strange 2 has also been banned in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Kuwait.
see The New Arab, Jordan News