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French Muslims Sue Anti-Prophet Magazine

Source : OnIslam | 11 Dec 2012

Accusing it of provoking Muslim sensitivities, two Muslim organizations are suing a French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published inflammatory cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).

The drawings were “damaging to the honor and reputation of the Prophet Muhammad and the Muslim community” the complain made by the Algerian Democratic Union for Peace and Progress (RDAP) and the Organization of Arab Union was cited by France 24 on Friday, December 7.

Eight sentenced to death over anti-Islam film

By The Associated Press | 29 Nov 2012

An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that had sparked riots in parts of the Muslim world.

Man behind anti-Islam film sent back to jail

Source : Reuters | 08 Nov 2012

The convicted California scam artist behind a crude anti-Islam film that stoked protests against the United States across the Muslim world was sent back to jail for a year on Wednesday over probation violations stemming from his role in the video.

In a tightly guarded federal courtroom in Los Angeles, Mark Basseley Youssef admitted to using aliases and lying to his probation officer, breaching the terms of his supervised release from prison this year after serving time for bank fraud.

Al-Azhar demands global ban on attacks on Islam

Source : Arab News | 17 Sep 2012

Egypt’s top Muslim cleric yesterday called for an international ban on all forms of attacks against Islam, after a provocative film sparked violent protests in the Middle East and North Africa.

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, grand imam of Cairo’s Al-Azhar, the highest seat of Islamic learning, underlined “the need for an international resolution (banning) any attack on Muslim religious symbols,” in a statement addressed to UN leader Ban Ki-moon and published by official news agency MENA.

Inside the strange Hollywood scam that spread chaos across the Middle East

By Max Blumenthal | Guardian | 13 Sep 2012

Actors, crew disown anti-Islam film, say "deceived"

Source : Agencies | 13 Sep 2012

Actors and the crew of the anti-Islamic movie "Innocence of Muslims" which sparked global protests and outrage in the Muslim world have said they were deceived about their roles in the film.

"The entire cast and crew are extremely upset and feel taken advantage of by the producer. We are shocked by the drastic re-writes of the script and lies that were told to all involved. We are deeply saddened by the tragedies that have occurred," a statement said.

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