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Latest developments in protest of anti-Islam film

 Indonesian Muslims shout slogans during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked anger among followers, outside the U.S. Embassy in Jaka...
 Indian Muslim women shout slogans against the U.S. during a protest rally against an anti-Islam film called "Innocence of Muslims" that ridicules Isl...
 Indonesian Muslims shout slogans as they hold banners reading "Don't insult my Prophet Muhammad" during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has...
 Muslim protesters burn an American flag during a protest against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States in Makassar, South Sulawesi provinc...
 Indian Muslims burn the U.S. flag and shout slogans against the United States during a protest rally against an anti-Islam film called "Innocence of ...
 Pakistani protesters burn tires to block the main highway in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Pakistan has blocked cell phone service ...
 Pakistani protesters shout anti-U.S. slogans at a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Pakistan has blocked cell phone service in...
 Members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, participate in a protest opposing an anti-Islam film "In...
 Pakistani riot police take cover from stones thrown by protesters during clashes that erupted as protestors tried to approach the U.S. embassy, in Is...
 Indian policewomen detain members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, during a protest opposing anti...
 Members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, run for cover as Indian police fire teargas shells to di...
 Indian policewomen detain members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, during a protest opposing an a...

APTOPIX Indonesia Prophet Film

Indonesian Muslims shout slogans during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked anger among followers, outside the U.S. Embassy in Jaka...

India Prophet Film Protest

Indian Muslim women shout slogans against the U.S. during a protest rally against an anti-Islam film called "Innocence of Muslims" that ridicules Isl...

Indonesia Prophet Film

Indonesian Muslims shout slogans as they hold banners reading "Don't insult my Prophet Muhammad" during a protest against an anti-Islam film that has...

Indonesia Prophet Film

Muslim protesters burn an American flag during a protest against an anti-Islam film produced in the United States in Makassar, South Sulawesi provinc...

Indian Prophet Film Protest

Indian Muslims burn the U.S. flag and shout slogans against the United States during a protest rally against an anti-Islam film called "Innocence of ...

APTOPIX Pakistan US Prophet Film

Pakistani protesters burn tires to block the main highway in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Pakistan has blocked cell phone service ...

APTOPIX Pakistan US Prophet Film

Pakistani protesters shout anti-U.S. slogans at a rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Pakistan has blocked cell phone service in...

Indian Kashmir Prophet Film

Members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, participate in a protest opposing an anti-Islam film "In...

APTOPIX Pakistan US Prophet Film

Pakistani riot police take cover from stones thrown by protesters during clashes that erupted as protestors tried to approach the U.S. embassy, in Is...

Indian Kashmir Prophet Film

Indian policewomen detain members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, during a protest opposing anti...

Indian Kashmir Prophet Film

Members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, run for cover as Indian police fire teargas shells to di...

Indian Kashmir Prophet Film

Indian policewomen detain members of the radical Islamic women's group Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or daughters of the nation, during a protest opposing an a...

Here's a look at protests and events across the world on Friday connected to an amateurish anti-Muslim film produced in the United States and vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad published in a French satirical weekly. More than 50 people have been killed in violence linked to the protests over the film, which has also renewed debate over freedom of expression in the U.S. and in Europe.
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PAKISTAN
Fifteen people were killed as tens of thousands protested against the film around the country after the government encouraged peaceful protests and declared a national holiday _ "Love for the Prophet Day." Demonstrations turned violent in several Pakistani cities. Among those killed was a driver for a Pakistani television station, who died after police opened fire on rioters torching a cinema in the northwest city of Peshawar during a protest.
Clashes between police and thousands of stone-throwing protesters also occurred in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, the Pakistani capital.
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AFGHANISTAN
About 900 people have gathered for a protest against the film in the capital, Kabul, chanting "death to America" and burning an effigy of President Barack Obama and an American flag. A few hundred demonstrators also protested inside a mosque in the eastern city of Ghazni. The protests were peaceful.
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IRAN
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashed out at the West over the film. Speaking during a military parade in Tehran, he said: "in return for (allowing) the ugliest insults to the divine messenger, they _ the West _ raise the slogan of respect for freedom of speech." He said this explanation was "clearly a deception."
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INDONESIA
The United States closed its diplomatic missions across Indonesia due to continuing demonstrations over the anti-Islam film. Small and mostly orderly protests were held outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta and in the cities of Surabaya and Medan, along with a couple other smaller towns. No violence was reported.
In addition to the embassy in Jakarta and consulate offices in Surabaya, Medan and Bali, the American mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations also was shut.
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IRAQ
About 3,000 people, mostly followers of Iranian-backed Shiite Muslim groups, protested against the film and caricatures in the southern city of Basra. Demonstrators carried Iraqi flags and posters of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, chanting "death to America" and "no to America."
They burnt Israeli and American flags. One of the organizers, Qassim al-Moussawi, told AP that people gathered "to express our anger and resentment on the offenses made against our prophet."
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SRI LANKA
About 2,000 Muslims burned effigies of President Barack Obama and American flags at a protest after Friday prayers in the capital, Colombo, demanding that the United States ban the film.
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BANGLADESH
Over 2,000 people marched through the streets of the capital, Dhaka, to protest the film. They burned a makeshift coffin draped in an American flag, and an effigy of Obama.
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LEBANON
Thousands gathered in the Bekaa valley for the latest in a series of protest rallies organized by the Shiite militant group Hezbollah. Protesters carried the yellow Hezbollah flag.
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KASHMIR
Police enforced a daylong curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city, Srinagar, and chased away protesters opposing the anti-Islam film. Authorities in the region also temporarily blocked mobile phone and Internet services to prevent viewing the film clips.
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GERMANY
Several hundred people gathered in the city of Freiburg in southwest of Germany to protest the film. Some carried banners saying: "The dignity of the Prophet Muhammad is our dignity." Police banned inflammatory slogans.
The Interior Ministry postponed a poster campaign aimed at countering radical Islam among young people due to tensions caused by the online video insulting Islam. Posters for the campaign _ in German, Turkish and Arabic _ were meant to go on display in German cities with large immigrant populations on Friday, but are being withheld because of the changed security situation. Germany is home to an estimated 4 million Muslims.
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PHILIPPINES
A law professor defied a ban by Philippine university officials and has shown students the film's 14-minute trailer. Constitutional law professor Harry Roque of the University of the Philippines said the film was "trash and nothing but trash" and will not convince people Islam is evil.