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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.

10,000 Muslims turn up at Google's London HQ to urge video's removal

Source : The Sun/ UK | 17 Oct 2012

Ten thousand Muslims protested outside Google's London HQ yesterday, in a bid to get an anti-Islamic video removed from YouTube.

The demonstrators want the internet giant to take down an offensive clip called The Innocence of Muslims, which mocks the Prophet Mohammed.

Police flanked the doors of the Google offices as thousands gathered outside holding placards.

And they say it is the first in a number of actions they plan to take to get the film banned.

Russia court bans anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims'

Source : LA Times | 01 Oct 2012

A Moscow district court on Monday found a film that has triggered sometimes violent protests throughout the Muslim world to be offensive and banned its broadcast in Russia.

After viewing "Innocence of Muslims," Judge Yevgeny Komissarov agreed with prosecutor Viktoria Maslova, who told the court that “the movie negatively depicts the Muslim religion and assists the growth of religious intolerance in the Russian Federation."

Anti-Islam film declared illegal by Russian provincial court

Source : AFP | 29 Sep 2012

A court in Russia’s region of Chechnya has banned the anti-Islamic film that sparked deadly protests across the Muslim world, a ruling that in theory should be observed across Russia.

The US-produced “Innocence of Muslims,” a film about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), has led to massive demonstrations across the Muslim world although so far there have been no major demonstrations in Russia which is home to millions of Muslims.

US filmmaker jailed over probation, not anti-Islam video

Source : Agencies | 28 Sep 2012

An Egyptian-American man behind an anti-Islam film that has stoked protests across the Muslim world was arrested on Thursday in California for violating his probation, not anti-Islam video and a federal judge ordered him jailed without bond.

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, was taken into custody at an undisclosed location by U.S. marshals and brought to court in Los Angeles still wearing his street clothes but handcuffed and shackled at the waist.

Brazil court orders YouTube to remove anti-Islam film

Source : Reuters | 26 Sep 2012

A Brazilian court on Tuesday banned an online anti-Islam movie that spawned violent protests across the Muslim world and gave YouTube 10 days to pull the film's trailer from its website.

The decision by a state court in Sao Paulo, home to a large Middle Eastern immigrant community, came hours after Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff criticized "Islamophobia" in Western countries in a speech at the United Nations.

Latest developments in protest of anti-Islam film

Source : AP | 20 Sep 2012

Here's a look at protests and events across the world on Wednesday connected to an anti-Muslim film. Several European countries beefed up security at their embassies a week after angry crowds began assaulting a string of U.S. diplomatic missions in the Mideast.

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Egypt to try 7 Copts, US pastor over Prophet film

Source : AP | 19 Sep 2012
 
Egypt’s general prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor and referred them to trial on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that has sparked riots across the Muslim world.

Malaysians Pray Against Prophet Film

Source : OnIslam | 19 Sep 2012

Amid fury over a US-made film defaming Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing be upon him), Muslim leaders in Malaysia called on Monday, September 17, for a mass prayer to show unity and seek the well-being of Muslims around the world.

“As Muslims, we must show our strength and unity in facing this issue together through prayer, which is described as the weapon of the believer,” The Malaysia International Institute of Islamic Cooperation (IKIAM) said in a statement cited by Bernama news agency.

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