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INNOCENCE FILMMAKER BACK BEHIND BARS

September 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The maker of the Innocence of Muslims video that sparked violence throughout the Middle East earlier this month after it was discovered on YouTube is in jail. Judge Suzanne H. Segal agreed that Nakoula Basseley Nakoula had violated terms of his parole by engaging in a “lengthy pattern of deception” involving his association with the […]

IT’S NOW DEFINITE: IRAN TO BOYCOTT THE OSCARS

September 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Iran’s minister of culture has seemingly put an end to discussions about whether the country should boycott next year’s Academy Awards ceremony by stating at the opening of a film festival in Kerman, “I officially announce that we will avoid next year’s Oscars as a serious response to the intolerable insult to the Prophet of […]

PAKISTAN DISTANCES ITSELF FROM BOUNTY FOR FILMMAKER

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A spokesman for the prime minister of Pakistan has told the BBC that the government “absolutely dissociated” itself from remarks made by Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilou, who offered a $100,000 to the person or persons who assassinated the maker of an anti-Islam movie. “If someone else makes other similar blasphemous material in the future, […]

ANTI-ISLAM FILM REPORTEDLY SPARKS NEW PROTESTS

September 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Violent protests reportedly sparked by the anti-Islam film The Innocence of Muslims, produced in the United States, spread to Yemen today (Thursday) as an angry mob chanting “Death to America” attempted to storm the American embassy in Sana’a. While the demonstrators were able to break through a line of security forces at the gate, they […]