POPSUGAR Entertainment Buzz Aside The Kite Runner Banned in Afghanistan by Entertainment 1/15/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Click to ReadThe Kite Runner Banned in Afghanistan According to Variety, Afghan authorities have banned the import and release of The Kite Runner. "Containing scenes showing the rape of a boy and ethnic conflict, the pic was deemed by Afghan authorities as unacceptable." 0 Comments Read More Buzz Aside POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get the scoop with our daily newsletter Movies A-Listers Young Hollywood TV Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.