Innocence of Muslims

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

Appeals Court Orders YouTube To Take Down Anti-Muslim Movie Filmed In SoCal

An appeals court Wednesday ordered YouTube to remove a controversial anti-Muslim film that officials say sparked violence in the Middle East two years ago.

CBS Los Angeles–02/26/2014

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Filmmaker Behind Anti-Islam Film Released From Halfway House

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

09/26/2013

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

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Sentenced To Prison For Probation Violations

The California filmmaker behind a controversial anti-Muslim film was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday for probation violations in connection with a 2010 bank fraud conviction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2012

A sketch of Yongda Huang Harris, 28, as he appears in federal court. (credit: Mona Edwards)

Attorney For ‘Muslims’ Filmmaker To Represent LAX Body Armor Suspect

A 28-year-old Boston man who was arrested at LAX wearing body armor and transporting body bags and a hatchet will be represented by the same attorney for the filmmaker behind a notorious anti-Islam movie.

10/10/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Hearing Set For Alleged Filmmaker Of Anti-Islamic Movie

A man behind an anti-Islamic film that sparked violence in the Middle East is expected in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to determine whether he should be sent back to prison for violating his probation.

10/06/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Arrested Allegedly For Parole Violations

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the filmmaker behind the anti-Islam movie that sparked deadly riots around the globe, was arrested Thursday.

09/27/2012

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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

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Actress In ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Film Sues For Its Removal

An actress who appears in the anti-Muslim film trailer that has sparked riots in the Middle East is suing the filmmaker for fraud and slander, and is asking a judge to order YouTube to take down the clip.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2012

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SoCal Muslims, Coptic Christians Speak Out Against Anti-American Violence In Middle East

High-ranking members of Southland Muslim and Coptic Christian communities held a news conference Monday condemning the anti-American violence in the Middle East.

09/17/2012

Lily Dionne (credit: CBS)

2nd ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ Actress Says Actors Were Unaware Of Film’s Anti-Muhammad Plot

A second actress from the controversial anti-Muslim film “Innocence of Muslims” says she is stunned by the backlash ignited by the low-budget project.

09/17/2012

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Family Reunited With Alleged Anti-Islam Filmmaker

The family of a filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie has left their California home in the middle of the night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

Father Zakaria Botros. (credit: FatherZakaria.net)

Local Cleric Seen As Major Influence On Anti-Islam Filmmaker

A third Southern Californian man might have a behind-the-scene connection to “Innocence of Muslims,” the anti-Islam film that has set off deadly protests around the world.

09/16/2012

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