Why is Pokemon Go banned in China?
Pokémon Go has been banned in China since 2017 seemingly because of its gameplay. The augmented reality game has players catch virtual Pokémon by travelling to specific locations in the real world. The function was deemed “a big social risk” by regulators, who said it posed a threat to pedestrians and road safety.
Is Pokemon Go illegal in India?
Augmented reality game Pokemon Go has landed up in an Indian court over allegations it is hurting the religious sentiments of millions of vegetarians. The high court in Gujarat state was asked to ban the game because its images of eggs in places of worship were “blasphemous” to Hindus and Jains.
Is Pokemon Go banned in Saudi Arabia?
Pokémon GO was banned in Saudi Arabia after an old fatwa outlawing the original game was renewed. The religious edict, which was issued 15 years ago, called the franchise un-Islamic, Reuters reported. Pokémon GO is an augmented reality smartphone game allows players to capture, train and battle virtual creatures.
Are churches allowed in Saudi Arabia?
Churches are banned; Christian migrants and tourists also have to meet in secret and cannot own Bibles. Most Christians in Saudi Arabia are migrants. There are a few Muslim-born Christians, and conversion from Islam is punishable by death.