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Entertainment South Park: HBO removes five episodes representing the Prophet Muhammad

13:40  26 june  2020
13:40  26 june  2020 Source:   programme-television.org

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Episodes of adult animation South Park containing depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were removed from HBO Max. A month after the new However, five episodes of the controversial comedy containing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad did not make the cut, with sources telling

HBO Max is offering all 23 seasons of Comedy Central's animated series " South Park " on its streaming service, but it won't offer five episodes that depict the Prophet Muhammad . The decision to remove them, first reported by Deadline, comes after Hulu took similar steps. The episodes were also taken

Five episodes from the series "South Park" have been removed from the HBO Max platform because they represented the Prophet Muhammad.

Cinq épisodes de la série © COMEDY CENTRAL Five episodes from the "South Park" series have been removed from the HBO Max platform because they represented the Prophet Muhammad.

The HBO Max streaming viewing platform purchased all rights to the 23 seasons of the South Park, series for an estimated $ 500 million. However, the broadcaster has decided to withdraw five episodes which represent the Prophet Muhammad details media. A measure which aims to "protect" the creators of the series Trey Parker and Matt Stone, already victims of death threats in the past. On its website, the group Revolution Muslim had in particular qualified this representation of the prophet " insulting for the Muslim religion " and warned the creators that they could end like Theo Van Gogh, a director assassinated in 2004.

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Streaming service HBO Max won’t offer five episodes of the popular cartoon series South Park because they satirize the Prophet Muhammad . According to Deadline, the deletions were discussed with the show’s producers and agreed upon before HBO Max took the series.

Five South Park episodes featuring Islam's Prophet Muhammed have been removed from HBO Max. Minus those five episodes , all 23 seasons are All of the aforementioned episodes feature references to Prophet Muhammed , and all except Cartoon Wars were not streamed on Hulu either.

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