Strange Forbidden Things In Various Countries All Around The World

weird news 10 sep

There are some countries which consider the use of certain things as “lawbreaking” which other countries might find harmless. It is hard for some people to believe how some items which are used daily are illegal to use in some places of the world. There are some unusual things like food, flowers, colours etc which are considered to be forbidden in some countries and are banned to use. There are things which are banned for good. These things are banned because people tend to overuse them and that might harm them. There are some prohibitions which have a religious background. Let us get started with our list to know about the things which are banned in different countries.

Ketchup In France

Ketchup in France
Ketchup in France

Due to excess consumption of ketchup, there was harm to the traditional cuisine of France. It was losing its originality. So they banned the use of ketchup in the cafeterias of the school. But with this rule, there is one exception which states that if the students are eating french fries, they can take a little bit of ketchup on the side.

Most Of The Baby Names In Denmark

Most Of The Baby Names In Denmark
Most Of The Baby Names In Denmark

It is difficult for you to give an original name to your baby. There is a list of 24,000 names approved by the government of Denmark. Also, the government has banned the creative names altogether. If you are thinking about a creative name for your baby, you will need to make a special request and ask for permission.

Time Travel In China

Time Travel In China
Time Travel In China

Though it is not possible for us to actually time travel as of yet. But it is banned to portray the time travel. According to the Chinese government Tv shows, books and the movies which focus on time travel show a false image of events and cause people to believe in myths. So all the media which shows anything about time travel is a part of Chinese censorship.

McDonald’s in Bolivia

McDonald’s in Bolivia
McDonald’s in Bolivia

McDonald’s is banned in Bolivia, it is not an actual law about the same but people have stopped the use of the same as their choice. The cuisine of Bolivia is all about the time, care and love. The fast flood is against their beliefs. McDonald’s was there for a short period of time, and in that short period, almost no Bolivians ate at the McDonalds.

Games in Greece

Games in Greece
Games in Greece

The measure was taken to target slot machines as well as the betting game. But because of the law not being clear about which games must not be played led to the arrest of one man playing the video game inside an internet cafe. Although the law was considered unconstitutional by a Judge, it still exists in the country.

Lisa Adams

Lisa is an independent writer and former social policy researcher. She writes on food, agriculture and geopolitics As a reporter for WNL, Lisa covers science and environmental stories.. Originally from the UK, Lisa has spent many years in India where she has written for various publications, most notably the Bangalore-based Deccan Herald for 10 years.

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