Wonder Woman film banned in Tunisia after Al-Chaab complaint

A Tunisian court has banned Wonder Woman, the US film starring Gal Gadot, a former soldier with the Israeli army, more than a month after it was scheduled to open at cinemas, a legal source said.

The film was due to be screened at two venues in Tunis in early June, but the showings were “suspended” following a complaint from the nationalist Al-Chaab party.

The court finally decided to impose the ban last Friday, prosecution spokesman Sofiene Sliti said.

The verdict was only disclosed to the media this week without a reason for the judgment.

Al-Chaab demanded the film be banned in Tunisia…
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Wonder Woman film banned in Tunisia after Al-Chaab complaint

A ban has been placed on street food vendors in Bangkok

Having been voted as the world’s street food capital by CNN Traveler for two consecutive years in row, Bangkok has made a staggering about-turn on what may be the nation’s best travel attraction by banning street food vendors.

TIME has reported that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) aims to remove the vendors from Bangkok’s 50 districts to give way to the pedestrians in the Thailand capital and restore “order and hygiene”.

Some reports have stated that the affected areas will include the world famous Chinatown on Yaowarat Road in the Samphanthawong district with all vendors required to vacate the streets by the…
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A ban has been placed on street food vendors in Bangkok

Taiwan bans dog and cat meat for eating

Taiwan, the island east of China has made an unprecedented move by banning the sale of and consumption of dog and cat meat, making it the first country in Asia to do so.

The law comes in as an amendment in to the nation’s animal protection laws, making eating dogs and cats illegal by the The Legislative Yuan.

The Central News Agency reported that imprisonment of up to two years and fines of between $6 524 and 65 434 could be handed down to those found bringing deliberate harm or death to pets.

The practice of eating dogs and cats has been recorded…
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Taiwan bans dog and cat meat for eating