Sam Bassil

  • US judge refuses to order anti-Islam film off YouTube December 1, 2012

    Los Angeles: An actress who said she was duped into appearing in an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests against the United States across the Muslim world on Friday lost her second legal bid to force the video off of YouTube. Denying a request by actress Cindy Lee Garcia for...
  • Watch: Rally against 'anti-Islam' film turns violent in Kolkata September 27, 2012

    An anti-US rally called in by a Muslim group in Kolkata against the 'anti-Islam' film turned violent as protesters tried to break through police barricades and enter the American Centre. The police, however, managed to pacify the crowd and bring them under control, thus preventing any untoward incident, said sources. The film,...
  • Kolkata: Rally against 'anti-Islam' film turns violent September 27, 2012

    Kolkata: An anti-US rally called in by a Muslim group in Kolkata against the 'anti-Islam' film turned violent as protesters tried to break through police barricades and enter the American Centre. The police, however, managed to pacify the crowd and bring them under control, thus preventing any untoward incident, said sources. The...
  • Bombay HC to hear plea against 'anti-Islam' film September 24, 2012

    Bombay: The Bombay High Court will on Monday hear a writ petition seeking a ban on the 'anti-Islam' film that is at the centre of a huge controversy currently. The film, 'Innocence of Muslims' by US director Sam Bacile purportedly shows Islam in bad light. The movie, that went viral on...
  • 'Anti-Islam' film is ugly: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad September 24, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, Ahmadinejad accused the West of abusing the freedom of speech and said a war between Israel and Iran was imminent. ...
  • KFC shuts shop in Pakistan after anti-US protest spreads September 22, 2012

    Nearly 19 people were killed in Islamabad on Friday as outrage continued over the 'anti-Islamic' film by US director Sam Bassil. ...
  • 'Anti-Islam' 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" anti-Islam film and get on with their lives. ...
  • Didn't expect backlash: 'Anti-Islam' film actor September 18, 2012

    Lily Dionne, the actor in the 'anti-Islam' film, told CNN that she signed the movie without any prior knowledge about its plot. ...