10 Shocking Reasons Why McDonald’s Has Been Banned In Certain Countries



Sanctions Against a Country

North Korea and the US are not what you would call “on friendly terms.” Thanks to sanctions put in place by the UN and supported by the US, McDonald’s isn’t allowed to have a presence in the country.

Religious Objections

Yemen is one country that won’t allow McDonald’s into the area because of a number of religious objections. Issues have popped up when other western companies have attempted to set up shop and McDonald’s is a chain that has just never been allowed in.