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Man Behind Anti-Muslim Film To Be Released

AP | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in parts of the Middle East is due to be freed from federal custody in...

Actress In Controversial Anti-Muslim Film Loses Legal Bid

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- An actress who appeared in the anti-Muslim film blamed for sparking violence in the Middle East has lost another legal bid to have the ...

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-Muslim Filmmaker Gets Prison Sentence

AP | GREG RISLING AND LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 01.07.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced Wednesday to a y...

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...

Man Behind 'Innocence Of Muslims' Appears In Court

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and GREG RISLING | Posted 11.28.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Muslims across the Middle East outraged by an anti-Islam film made in America wanted swift punishment for the man behind the movie...

Police: Man Behind Anti-Islam Film Arrested

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Thursday determined a California man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Mi...

'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.

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Possibly Violated Probation By Using Internet

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and GREG RISLING | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime

CERRITOS, Calif. -- The federal probation violation investigation targeting the man behind the anti-Muslim video inflaming the Middle East is proceedi...

Judge Denies Cindy Lee Garcia's Request To Remove Anti-Islam Clip

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A 14-minute film trailer blamed for protest violence in the Middle East will remain on YouTube, after an actress lost her legal ch...

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.

Actress In Anti-Islam Says Family Has Been Threatened

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — An actress who appeared in an anti-Muslim film trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East lost her legal challenge on Thursd...

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.

Actress In Anti-Islam Film Sues YouTube

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.19.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — An actress who appears in the anti-Muslim film trailer that has sparked riots in the Middle East is suing the filmmaker for fraud ...

Obama Comments On Man Behind Anti-Islam Film

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama says the man behind an anti-Islam movie that ignited violence across the Middle East is a "shadowy character." U.S...

A Show Of Unity Against 'Innocence Of Muslims'

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.17.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California Coptic Christian and Muslim leaders on Monday denounced an anti-Islamic movie that has sparked violence in the Middle E...

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 ...

Feds Question Man Involved In Anti-Islam Film

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed Saturday...

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...