Anti-Muslim Film

Arab-Israeli Muslim men protest in front of the US embassy in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on September 13, 2012 against a film mocking Islam. Several nations across the Muslim world staged protests against the amateur American-made Internet video called "Innocence of Muslims." (credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Appellate Judges Rule In Favor Of Google Over Anti-Muslim Film That Ignited Middle East Violence

In a victory for free speech advocates, appellate judges have ruled that YouTube should not have forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors.

05/19/2015

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Appeals Court Reconsiders Anti-Muslim Film Removed From YouTube

A federal appeals court will reconsider a decision to order YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film clip that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to the actors from those who considered it blasphemous to the Prophet Muhammad.

12/15/2014

A screenshot from the YouTube movie 'Innocence of Muslims' by filmmaker Mark Basseley Youssef.

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Film Due To Be Freed From Federal Custody

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

09/23/2013

Our cameras captured sheriff's deputies escorting Nakoula Nakoula for questioning by federal probation officers on a separate matter. (credit: CBS)

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Film To Appear In Court

Federal prosecutors argue that 55-year-old Mark Basseley Youssef had eight probation violations, including lying to his probation officer and using aliases.

10/10/2012

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Actress Files Second Lawsuit To Have Anti-Muslim Film Removed From YouTube

An actress who appeared in an anti-Muslim movie trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East has filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles against the filmmaker and YouTube to have the clip taken down.

09/27/2012

Our cameras captured sheriff's deputies escorting Nakoula Nakoula for questioning by federal probation officers on a separate matter. (credit: CBS)

‘Innocence of Muslims’ Film Got LA County Permit For Shoot

The makers of an anti-Muslim film that sparked violent protests had a one-day permit to shoot parts of the movie at a Los Angeles County ranch and were allowed to use animals and fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

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Judge Denies Actress’ Request To Force YouTube To Remove Anti-Muslim Film

A judge denied a request Thursday made on behalf of actress Cindy Lee Garcia to issue a restraining order forcing YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim film blamed for causing riots in the Middle East.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2012

Neighbors say this front door, shown in the movie "The Innocence of Muslims," belongs to Nakoula Nakoula, the film's producer. (credit: CBS)

Man Behind Anti-Muslim Film Hires Attorney

The Cerritos resident behind the anti-Muslim movie that has inflamed the Middle East has obtained legal counsel.

09/14/2012