Anti Islam Movie

  • KFC shuts shop in Pakistan after antiUS protest spreads September 22, 2012

    Nearly 19 people were killed in Islamabad on Friday as outrage continued over the 'antiIslamic' film by US director Sam Bassil. ...
  • 20 killed across Pak in antiIslam film violence September 21, 2012

    Islamabad/Karachi: Nearly 20 people were killed and hundreds injured today when thousands of angry demonstrators during governmentsanctioned protests over an antiIslam film turned violent in several cities across Pakistan on a day being observed as 'Love the Prophet Day'. The worst affected was Pakistan's financial hub Karachi, where 14 people were...
  • US: Judge denies request to stop antiMuslim film clip September 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: An actress who appeared in an antiMuslim film trailer that sparked violence in the Middle East has lost her legal challenge to have the 14minute trailer taken down from YouTube. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin rejected the request from Cindy Lee Garcia on Thursday because...
  • 'AntiIslam' film stupid, should've been ignored: Salman Rushdie September 21, 2012

    Celebrated author Salman Rushdie has said that the "outrage machine" should have just ignored the "stupid" antiIslam film and get on with their lives. ...
  • Bangladesh blocks YouTube over 'antiIslam film' September 18, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has enforced a ban on video sharing website YouTube to block an 'antiIslam film' that angered Muslims across the globe, a senior official said on Tuesday. "We have decided block the film in consultation with the government," a Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) official told PTI. The official, however,...
  • Chennai: US consulate shuts visa section for 2 days September 18, 2012

    Chennai: The US Consulate in Chennai has shut down its visa section for two days following protests against a film said to be 'antiIslam'. There have been protests at the consulate for the past three days. Almost 500 members of minority party TMMK shouted slogans and pelted stones outside the...
  • 'AntiIslam' movie: AntiUS protests rock Srinagar, 1 arrested September 17, 2012

    Srinagar: Protesters took to the streets in Srinagar on Monday over the alleged 'antiIslam' movie made by a US director, Sam Becile. The protesters chanted antiUS slogans and burnt American flags. The police took a woman into custody during the protests. A spate of protests have rocked the Middle East and certain parts...
  • Iran group raises bounty on Rushdie to $3.3 mn September 17, 2012

    Moscow: An Iranian religious foundation has raised its reward for the killing of British writer Salman Rushdie to $3.3 million, a media report said. The reward of the 15 Khordad Foundation was increased by $500,000, the ISNA news agency reported on Sunday. The announcement comes amidst a wave of riots that swept...
  • Pak: Protesters clash with police over antiIslam film September 16, 2012

    Islamabad/Lahore: Protesters denouncing an antiIslam film clashed with security forces near the US Consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Sunday even as LashkareTaiba founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed demanded that the government sever its ties with Western countries. Hundreds of members of the MajliseWahdatul Muslimeen got past several barriers...
  • AntiUS protests: Pak condemns 'antiIslam' movie September 16, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday condemned the antiIslam film produced by an American, and expressed grave concern over the violence it has triggered in many countries. Zardari told visiting US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Marc Grossman that rationality and tolerance was fast eroding, and stressed...
  • AntiUS protests: Man behind 'antiIslam' film detained September 16, 2012

    US authorities picked up the man, who made the controversial 'antiIslam' film that sparked the protests in the Middle East, for questioning on Saturday. ...
  • US asks citizens to stay alert in Pakistan September 15, 2012

    Islamabad: The US Saturday asked its citizens visiting Pakistan to "maintain extra vigilance" in the wake of recent violent protests in Muslim countries against an antiIslam movie. "US citizens are reminded of the potential danger posed by the presence of terrorist organisations in Pakistan," Xinhua quoted the US as saying in...
  • AntiUS protests: Has the Arab revolution unleashed Islamic radicals? September 15, 2012

    A video clip said to be 'antiIslamic' has been facing protests against the US in the Arab world. US ambassador to Libya died in an attack. The protests have raised many big questions. ...
  • US investigating man linked to antiIslam film September 15, 2012

    Los Angeles: A California man convicted of bank fraud is under investigation for possible probation violations stemming from the making of an antiIslam video that triggered violent protests against the United States in the Muslim world, US officials said on Friday. The man, 55yearold Nakoula Basseley Nakoula of the Los Angeles...
  • India pushes to block 'antiIslam' movie September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: India is making efforts to block a controversial film that is being said to be offensive to Islam and has sparked antiUS protests in many Arab countries like Libya, Egypt and Yemen. The Home Ministry has forwarded a request of the Jammu and Kashmir government to block all webpages...
  • AntiIslam movie: Pak blocks YouTube pages September 14, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Thursday blocked access to a clip of an antiIslam movie that has triggered protests across the Muslim world even as hardline groups like the JamaatudDawah (JuD) announced plans to organise demonstrations against it. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority blocked pages on YouTube and other video sharing websites that...
  • AntiIslam film protests: I was misled, claims actress September 14, 2012

    Following the protests over the antiIslam movie, the cast and crew of the controversial film have released a statement saying they were "grossly misled" about how the film would turn out. ...