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Muslims rally in Thailand against film

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 00:53

Sept. 18 - About 300 demonstrators gather near the U.S. embassy in Bangkok, chanting anti-U.S. slogans in a protest against an inflammatory film about the Prophet Mohammad. Lindsey Parietti reports.

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Muslims in Thailand rail against an anti-Islam film. Protests in Bangkok are the latest against the short, amateur film produced in the U.S. that portrays Prophet Mohammad as a womanizer and child molester. Around 300 gathered in the rain near the U.S. embassy, Tuesday. (SOUNDBITE) (Thai) LEADER OF THE ANTI-AMERICA GROUP, SYED SULAIMAN HUSSAINI SAYING: "This kind of insult has spread through many countries in Europe as well as America. They're trying to destroy our prophet Mohammad's image. We, Muslims around the world cannot accept this." The American embassy warned U.S. citizens to avoid protest areas. Demonstrations around the world have decried the film and called for its makers to be punished.

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Muslims rally in Thailand against film

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 00:53