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After movie, Malaysia also bans ‘Fifty Shades’ books

After movie, Malaysia also bans ‘Fifty Shades’ books

February 27, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Home Ministry has banned the popular “Fifty Shades of Grey” erotica trilogy, citing reasons of morality, after previously prohibiting the screening of the movie adaptation locally. The order under the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984 dated February 24 banned the printing, publication and even ownership of the romance novels by British author EL James featuring sadomasochism — “Fifty Shades of Grey”, “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed” —... Read more

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  • Police cordon off the MRT Semantan construction site following an accident in Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

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  • Workers and emergency services personnel are pictured at the MRT Semantan construction site following an accident in Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

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  • RT Corp Director of Strategic Communications and Public Relations Amir Mahmood Razak speaks to members of the media after an accident at the MRT Semantan construction site in Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

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  • Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Azizan Ismail speaks to members of the media after an accident at the MRT Semantan construction site in Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng

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