The bestselling children's book Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, by JK Rowling has been banned from use in private schools in the United Arab Emirates.
The Ministry of Education and Youth is understood to have made the decision because it believes the story is contrary to Islamic values...
The precise reason for the Potter ban is not known, but tales of the supernatural have reportedly been known to cause unease in some Islamic countries.
The entire BBC article can be read here.
I'm curious to know what the current status is as it's been 6 years since the article was published.