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Nakoula Basseley Nakoula

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Movie Has 'No Regrets'

www.nytimes.com | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

LOS ANGELES -- Fuming for two months in a jail cell here, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula has had plenty of time to reconsider the wisdom of making "Innocenc...

Anti-Islam Filmmaker In Court Again

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A California man behind an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests in the Mus...

Can Copyright or YouTube Save Cindy Lee Garcia From "Innocence of Muslims" Video Fallout?

Edward Lee | Posted 12.02.2012 | Media
Edward Lee

According to Garcia, Nakoula only gave her a small section of the script and then later dubbed in audio for her character saying, "Is Your Muhammad a child molester?" The audio was not Garcia's voice, she claims -- anyone watching the video probably would agree.

Jaweed Kaleem

Leader Of Largest Islamic Organization Calls For Ban On Insulting Prophet Muhammad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK -- As anti-American protests continue in Islamic nations against a U.S.-made film that mocks the Muslim prophet, the leader of the world's la...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Actress Sues YouTube, Google

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Sept 26 (Reuters) - An actress who said she was duped into appearing in an anti-Islam film that stoked vi...

The 'Sam Bacile' Election

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The avalanche of anonymous and unaccountable campaign cash that is currently marinating our nation's politics this election cycle can be likened to the tactics of "Sam Bacile."

The Islamophobic Fringe

John Feffer | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
John Feffer

It is no surprise that people in the Islamic world believe that Westerners can't wait to say bad things about their religion. But the deeper reason for the heated response from the Muslim world is not so much Western rhetoric but Western policy.

What Salman Rushdie Reminds Us About the Freedoms That We Cherish

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

Those of us who believe in the right to say what you think without being threatened can only show that there are some beliefs that we cherish, too. We can show that we believe in the right of clever writers to write good books, and the right of stupid fantasists to make bad films.

Anti-Muslim Extremist Video Calls for Counter-narrative by Mainstream Americans

Sahar Aziz | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Sahar Aziz

While some Americans may take offense at having to prove they are not racists or bigots simply because a small number of Americans are, they do not hesitate to demand the same of Muslims.

Horrified Actress Speaks Out On 'Innocence Of Muslims' Role

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

Anna Gurji is one of the actresses who starred in "Desert Warrior," a movie that was supposed to be about tribal battles prompted by the arrival of a ...

Man Linked To Anti-Islam Film Taken In For Questioning

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

* Voluntarily attends early morning meeting with probation officials * Nakoula not under arrest and not handcuffed * Us...

Director Of Anti-Islam Film Has Porn Past

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.14.2012 | Entertainment

Yet another twist in the production of "Innocence of Muslims," the anti-Islam film that has led to riots around the world. Gawker reports that the mov...

U.S. Investigates Man Linked To Anti-Islam Film

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

* Nakoula spent time in U.S. prison for bank fraud * Use of aliases or Internet could violate his probation * Authoritie...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Film Shot On Hollywood Set, Permit Filed By Christian Charity

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

Details are being sought regarding the anti-Muslim film "The Innocence of Muslims," which has enraged radical Islamists and provoked protests across t...

Jaweed Kaleem

Anti-Muslim Film May Jeopardize Relations Between Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

Most acts of religiously motivated violence pit one faith against the other, but the uproar across the Middle East over clips of an anti-Islam film th...

Why The Southland Is On Alert

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.13.2012 | Los Angeles

"The Innocence of Muslims," the film that is believed to have instigated deadly riots in Egypt and Libya, was made by two Southern California Christia...

Police Guarding 'Innocence Of Muslims' Producer's California Home

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

The man whose controversial movie "Innocence of Muslims" sparked angry anti-American protests across the Islamic world was protected overnight by poli...

Authorities Identify Man Behind Anti-Islam Movie That Caused Riots

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

Law enforcement has identified Nakoula Basseley Nakoula as the man behind "Innocence of Muslims," the anti-Islam movie that is widely blamed for riots...