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Prophet Mohammad

Anti-Islam movie leads to US$100,000 bounty on filmmaker's head

Protests in Lahore, Pakistan, have flared over an anti-Islam film made in the US. A Pakistan official has called on the Taliban and al-Qaeda to join the hunt for the filmmaker. Photo: EPA

A Pakistani official on Saturday placed a US$100,000 bounty on the head of the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked a wave of violence and anger, as Muslims mounted fresh protests worldwide.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Muslim leaders in Hong Kong vow peaceful rally over anti-Islam film

Leaders of the Muslim community gather at Kowloon Mosque. They are confident today's rally in Central will not turn violent. A protest march is also planned.   Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Leaders representing the city's Muslim community are confident that a protest today in Central against an American film condemned as being anti-Islamic will not erupt into riots of the kind seen across the Middle East over the past fortnight.

23 Sep 2012 - 12:25pm

Outrage at US video blaspheming Prophet predictable

The Arab spring of democratic awakening turned a new page in relationships between the Muslim world and the West. But it did not lessen the tension between the Western democratic tradition of free speech and cultural sensitivities.

16 Sep 2012 - 3:25am 1 comment

Police seal off area near US embassy in Cairo

Protesters throw stones over a wall set outside the US embassy in Cairo in Egypt. Photo: Xinhua

Hundreds of riot police sealed off the area near the US Embassy in Cairo on Saturday and the interior minister said he would restore calm after four days of clashes between police and Egyptians incensed by a film denigrating the Prophet Mohammad.

A 35-year-old protester was killed and dozens of people were injured in clashes overnight.

15 Sep 2012 - 5:51pm