In Pakistan, a rare Christian retaliation against Muslim violence
Earlier this month, residents of a Christian neighborhood in Gujranwala did something unprecedented when their settlement was attacked by Muslims: They fought back. (CSM)
The Making of The Innocence of Muslims: Cast Members Discuss the Film That Set Fire to the Arab World | Vanity Fair
When struggling actor Tim Dax was hired to star in a swords-and-sandals movie titled Desert Warrior, he was just happy to have the job. One year later, Dax and the rest of the film’s cast and crew would look on in horror as The Innocence of Muslims—a crudely dubbed version of the movie they thought they were making—ignited protests across the Arab world and controversy at home. Speaking with many of the film’s principals, Michael Joseph Gross reports on a story as old as Hollywood itself: a pursuit of fame and fortune that ended in tears.
Old Greek Blasphemy Laws Stir Up Modern Drama
Greece rarely invoked its blasphemy law in the years before the economic crisis, but has had two blasphemy arrests in recent months. (NPR)