MONDAY PM, 16TH UPDATE WRITETHRU: With embassies on high-alert, demonstrations against anti-Islam flick Innocence Of Muslims continued across the Muslim world on Monday.
Protesters in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia rallied and Google India has now blocked access to the movie’s trailer, the country’s external affairs spokesman said, according to CNN.
The move follows similar blocks by YouTube in Egypt and Libya.
At the same time, German authorities are now considering whether to ban a far-right group from holding a public screening of the film, Chancellor Angela Merkel said according to the Associated Press.
The Pro Deutschland Citizens’ Movement has posted the trailer on its website but it is unclear if it has access to more footage.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair also weighed in today, telling BBC Radio 4, “The film, it may be wrong and offensive but it is also laughable as a piece of filmmaking.
What I am afraid is very dangerous and actually is wrong is the reaction to it.” And, another cast member has come forth.
Lily Dionne told CNN Of the film’s producer, whom she knew as Sam Bacile, “He knew what he was doing.
He was playing us all along.”The U.S. remains under pressure from the Muslim world to ...... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood