From Dominic Patten in Los Angeles & Nancy Tartaglione in Europe:FRIDAY AM, 28TH UPDATE WRITETHRU: U.S. and other Western embassies were closed in many cities throughout the Muslim world today in anticipation of protests after Friday prayers.
They follow a Los Angeles Judge allowing the trailer for the anti-Islam flick Innocence Of Muslims to remain on YouTube.
In another part of the world, Pakistan protesters clashed with police in Peshawar and set fire to two flick theaters, Reuters reports.
A local television station employee was also shot dead, according to The New York Times.
It didn’t matter that Pakistan’s government today declared a “Day of Love for the Prophet Mohammad” and shut mobile-phone services in its major cities and closed roads leading to U.S. diplomatic post to achieve peace.
To that end, the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan began airing TV ads featuring clips of President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemning the anti-islam video.
But the spots did little to calm unrest.Yesterday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Luis Lavin denied an injuction that would have forced YouTube to take down the trailer for the anti-Islam film. He said in court that without a contract he can’t gauge what the film’s actress Cindy Lee Garcia – who brought the suit (read it here) — agreed to, therefore making it impossible to determine ...... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood