'Innocence of Muslims' Filmmaker: I Have No Regrets
From behind bars, the maker of the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims" says he has no regrets. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a 55-year-old Egyptian-American Coptic Christian, told The New York Times that he stands by the incendiary movie, which portrays the religion'sbeloved Prophet Muhammad as a fraud and a pedophile.
"I thought, before I wrote this script," said Nakoula in his first public statement since his arrest, "that I should burn myself in a public square to let the American people and the people of the world know this message that I believe in." He said he didn't regret the film "at all" and wanted to communicate the "actual truth" about Muhammad. (continue reading...)