Barbie, Simpsons Dolls Banned In Iran

“The Islamic Republic’s morality police, fighting ‘Western intoxication’ as the dispute over nuclear technology has raised fears of war, last month went on a drive against Barbie,” and the country has since banned action figures based on characters from The Simpsons. Yet “Superman and Spiderman were still welcome in Iran – because they do battle for the oppressed.”

Source: Reuters 02/06/12