Iran Bans the Use of Foreign Words in Media
03-May-2010 (one comment)

HRANA – After an approval by the cabinet, the Deputy Minister for Cinema Affairs wrote a letter to the general director of supervision and assessment that states a ban on using foreign words in Iranian movie titles.

The following is an excerpt of the letter, as reported by the Islamic Republic News Agency:

Dear Mr. Seyed Alireza Sajadpour,


“Based on an approval by the cabinet to ban foreign words in banners, advertisements, etc…from now on, Iranian movies are not permitted to use foreign words in titles. This ban applies to films currently in production as well.”

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Hahaha-oh wow

by Tantrix on

So hypotheracly, I get thrown to jail if I say LoL in Iran?