According to the French website Journal du Geek, neither Netflix saves himself from censorship. For the first time, the platform released the list of productions that were removed from its catalog, according to each country. At the request of governments, Netflix sometimes needs to exclude some content. The company explained everything in a Environmental Social Governance:
We offer creators the opportunity to reach audiences worldwide. In spite of everything, our catalog varies from country to country, either for reasons of rights, but also because we were forced to withdraw episodes or films after government requests.
Singapore dominates, with at least five content removed. Between them has been completely banned. Martin Scorsese is not the only one to pay the price since the Brazilian comedy suffered the same censorship. In addition to these, three other contents that were in favor of marijuana were also banned by the authorities. In Vietnam, the film has also been banned since 2017, and the film has been removed from the New Zealand in 2015. The film was considered “reprehensible” in the country. In 2019, Saudi Arabia banned an episode of Hasan Minhaj, an American patriot. The episode, entitled Saudi Arabia, promised to reveal the “dark side” of the Crown Prince.
Surprisingly, Germany banned the film from George A. Romero: . The youth protection commission banned a version of the zombie film from the platform, which was considered too violent. At France, CSA did not remove any content.
By: Copywriting – Speak! Universities