Pornography legacy in the world

pornography in the world

The map shows legacy of pornography in the world.

Green – Pornography legal
Yellow – Pornography legal under some restrictions.
Red – Pornography illegal
Gray – Data unavailable

Pornography is illegal in the following countries:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Oman
  • Kuwait
  • Pakistan
  • Aghanistan
  • Iran
  • Kuwait
  • Jordan
  • Israel
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Algeria
  • Mali
  • Nigeria
  • Yemen
  • China

Pornography in Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the Islamic state. It bans all forms of pornography due to Islam’s opposition to pornography. There is Cyber Crime Law In 2000 Saudi authorities said that they were “winning the war against pornography on the internet”. If you caught on some porn website, police can deport you from the contry.
Be careful what you send on your phone or computer in Saudi Arabia.

Pornography in UAE

Cyber Crime law is very strict in United Arab Emirates and th epunishment for porno is aslo very serious.

Pornography in Iran

In Iran, the possession of any type of pornography is illegal and is charged with a fine.
Iran confirms death sentence for ‘porn site’ web programmer

Pornography in China

Possession of pornography is punishable by up to 3 years in prison, a fine of Y20,000, or up to life imprisonment for large underground distributors. In 2010 China shut down 60,000 porn sites according to Reuters, arresting almost 5,000 suspects in the process.