September 27, 2012
AT THE SMOKING GUN: Feds Arrest Producer Of Controversial Anti-Islam Film On Probation Violation Charge:
Investigators have not yet provided details about how Nakoula allegedly violated probation, but it seems clear that his involvement in the “Innocence of Muslim” production is central to the government’s claim.
RELATED: “Brazilian court bans ‘Innocence of Muslims,’” AP reports. “The lawsuit against the controversial film was brought by a Brazilian Muslim group, the National Islamic Union, against YouTube owner Google Inc for posting on the Internet a film it said was offensive and a violation of the constitutional right to freedom of religion.”
MORE: From Allahpundit, paraphrasing the takeaway quote from Obama’s recent speech to the UN: “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam. And if we occasionally have to haul a guy in on a probation violation to ensure that the future doesn’t belong to him, hey.”