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The US Court of Appeals ordered YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim film that caused protests in the Middle East in 20...
The US Court of Appeals ordered YouTube to remove an anti-Muslim film that caused protests in the Middle East in 2012, after American actress Cindy Lee Garcia filed a lawsuit against YouTube. Garcia appeared in the film, and didn't realize that she had been tricked into saying a provocative line, which allegedly, had been dubbed after filming.
The actress had agreed to act her part in the film according to a script that hadn't referenced Muslims or Muhammad, the main character, and claims that her voice was dubbed by the producer Mark Basseley Youssef. Garcia says she had received death threats as a result of her appearance in the film. Therefore, judge Alex Kozinski ruled in her favour, and ordered YouTube to take the video down. Garcia's line at issue, that appeared to be dubbed, was: “Is your Muhammad a child molester?”
The Innocence of Muslims, or the Desert Warrior, its working title, is an amateur 14-minute film, written and produced by Youssef. Portraying Muhammad as a fraud, womanizer, paedophile, and murderer, the film appeared to offend the Muslims, resulting in a bloody outrage in Libya in 2012.
Garcia had previously requested eight times for the video to be removed, but Google always refused. Then she asked for a removal from YouTube, as her copyright in the performance had been violated.