Persian Gulf states threatened to sue the streaming service Netflix if it does not take down content that is objectionable to Islam. The Arab nations mentioned content representing sexual minorities but did not name the seasons or films.

The streaming service was warned if it continued to broadcast the content then ‘necessary legal measures’ will be taken.

The declaration was also released by the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.


They are a part of the six-nation council, along with Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar.

The UAE further stated that it would monitor the content broadcast by the platform in the ensuing days and “evaluate its commitment to broadcasting restrictions” in the nation.

A lady designated as a “behavioural expert” was interviewed by Saudi state media, and she claimed that Netflix was a “official sponsor of homosexuality” in the interview.

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It simultaneously broadcast fuzzy footage from the Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous cartoon, in which two women kiss.

Additionally, a segment on Saudi state television suggested that Netflix might be outlawed in the country due to concerns about its children’s programming.

Because it has characters who are in a same-sex relationship, the animated feature film Lightyear from Walt Disney-Pixar was earlier this year banned from theatres in the UAE and other Muslim nations.