The Middle Eastern country of Saudi Arabia outlawed the sale of Barbie dolls on September 10, 2003 for not conforming to the ideals of Islam. In addition, Saudi authorities determined Barbie to be a Jewish doll, as her creator was of Jewish descent.
Religous Police Take After Barbie from the Washington Times.
Kuwait’s answer to the Barbie doll wears more modest clothes, just a hint of makeup and sports a less curvaceous figure than her American cousin.
Showing Barbie Doll’s Head on Sex Web Site May Be Fair Use from the New York Law Journal
Barbiology, the Art and Science of Being Barbie