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11-Sep-2012Cairo, Egypt3000 protesters scaled the embassy walls and tore down the U.S. flag. They then replaced it with a black flag with an Islamic inscriptionhttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/About/General/2012/9/12/1347443373894/Egyptian-protesters-tear--008.jpgWires & AFP (http://www.theblaze.com/stories/egyptian-islamists-scale-u-s-embassy-wall-take-down-flag-in-protest-against-anti-muhammad-film/)
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11-Sep-2012Benghazi, LibyaProtesters offended by the movie stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, killing U.S. ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other personnel







Wires
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12-Sep-2012Cairo, EgyptAround 200 protestors reported in Cairo on the second day of demonstrationshttp://www.aljazeera.com/video/middleeast/2012/09/20129130543708779.html
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13-Sep-2012Cairo, EgyptMore than 200 people were injured Thursday on the third day of clashes between protesters and security forces near the U.S. Embassy in Cairohttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/9/14/1347617934421/f29552f6-8133-470c-8ef2-07e9c1440852-460.jpegWires
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13-Sep-2012Sana'a, YemenFour people were killed and 34 others were wounded in the clashes that lasted until late in the evening in the area around the US embassy in Sanaahttp://www.aljazeera.com/video/middleeast/2012/09/20129130543708779.html
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14-Sep-2012Cairo, EgyptAt least one person was killed in Cairo as protests raged for a fourth day. Police firing tear gas pushed about 500 demonstrators back from the US embassy. Nearby streets were blocked with barbed wire, concrete and police vehicles.BBC
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14-Sep-2012Jos, NigeriaSoldiers opened fire to disperse a crowd of Muslims protesting a film that criticizes the Prophet Muhammad.
The shooting occurred Friday afternoon after prayers







Wires
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14-Sep-2012Sokoto, NigeriaSeveral demonstrations saw hundreds on the street, as protesters burned a U.S. flag and demonstrated against the film. Several demonstrations in the city ended peacefully.Wires
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14-Sep-2012Paris, FranceHundreds of people gathered outside the American Embassy. 150 people were detained Saturday and had their ID's checked because the protest was unauthorized. One person remains in custody for roughing up an officer.Wires
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14-Sep-2012Gaza Dozens of people joined a protest in Gaza City, some carrying swords, axes and black flags, and chanting: "Shame on everyone who insults the prophet," and: "Death to America." The rally was organised by supporters of the militant organisation the Popular Resistance Committeeshttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/9/12/1347468604519/Protest-in-Gaza-010.jpghttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/12/muhammad-film-reaction-middle-east
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14-Sep-2012Tehran, IranUp to 500 people protested over the issue chanting "Death to America!" and death to the movie's director, an AFP photographer at the scene saidhttp://www.aljazeera.com/video/middleeast/2012/09/20129130543708779.html
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14-Sep-2012Tunis, TunisiaProtesters scale the walls of the US embassy and set fire to an American school in the city. Two people killed, 28 injured http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19600542
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14-Sep-2012Tripoli, LebanonProtesters set fire to a KFC outlet in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, and one person was killed and 25 people were wounded, including 18 policehttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/9/14/1347629967250/679acd73-afe0-4a2b-a6e4-44418ceb0b74-620.jpeghttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/middle-east-live/2012/sep/14/friday-protests-anti-islam-us-film-live
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14-Sep-2012Khartoum, SudanMobs torched the German embassy and targeted other western diplomatic outpostshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/15/us-police-question-film-maker
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14-Sep-2012Diraz, BahrainBahrainis burned replicas of American flags during a protest after midday prayerhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/09/14/cairo-protests-friday-muslim-anger.html
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14-Sep-2012Amman, JordanMore than 2,000 Islamists demonstrated in Amman on Friday to condemn an anti-Islam film, as the
Jordanian government demanded YouTube remove trailers for the movie posted on its website
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Sep-14/187915-jordanians-protest-anti-islam-film-torch-us-flags.ashx#axzz26uqXYm1A
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14-Sep-2012Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiasmall, peaceful demonstration was held outside the U.S. Embassyhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/09/14/cairo-protests-friday-muslim-anger.html
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14-Sep-2012Malé, MaldivesCrowds of protesters gathered in front of the UN building. A US flag was set on fire, with protesters surrounding it chanting
“Allah Akbar”. A number of speeches were made, accompanied with chants.
http://minivannews.com/society/protests-over-anti-islamic-movie-spread-to-the-maldives-43852
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15-Sep-2012Jerusalem, IsraelOne protester arrested for causing a disturbance in the vicinity of a US consulate building. Demonstrators threw bottles and stones at police, who responded with stun grenades. Four protesters were arrestedhttp://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/protests-film-spread-muslim-world-article-1.1159601
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15-Sep-2012Nazareth, Israel100 people demonstrated peacefully in Nazarethhttp://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/Flash.aspx/250022#.UFb3k79y9E6
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16-Sep-2012London, UKApproximately 1,000 people shouted slogans outside the US embassy in central London in protest inspired by the furore over a US-made anti-Islam filmhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/sep/16/anti-us-protesters-london?newsfeed=true
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16-Sep-2012Ankara, TurkeyThe group of around 50 Muslims shouted "Allahu Akbar" and "Death to America" some 100 metres (yards) from the US embassy in Ankara as riot police blocked a road near the compound for security reasons.http://www.turkishweekly.net/news/142074/protesters-shun-anti-islam-movie-in-ankara.html
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16-Sep-2012Karachi, PakistanOne person was killed and several injured as protesters clashed with police outside the US consulatehttp://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012\09\17\story_17-9-2012_pg1_1
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16-Sep-2012Hyderabad, PakistanProtests, which started as a peaceful demonstration by a group of Muslim, Christian and Hindu representatives, turned violent later. Shopkeeper Muhammad Solangi died on the spot after he was hit by a stray bullethttp://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2012\09\17\story_17-9-2012_pg1_1
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17-Sep-2012Tangier, MoroccoThousands of Moroccans once again took to the streets to express their outrage over the anti-Islam moviehttp://www.tehrantimes.com/middle-east/101570-rage-over-blasphemous-film-continues-across-muslim-asia
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17-Sep-2012Jakarta, IndonesiaProtesters burned a picture of President Barack Obama and also tried to ignite a fire truck
parked outside the embassy. Police used a bullhorn to call for calm, and deployed water cannons and tear
gas to try to break up the crowd as the protesters shouted "Allah Akbar," or God is great.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/middle-east-live/2012/sep/17/protests-anti-islam-film-hezbollah-live#block-5056f00fc0e3eb823e6947e8
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17-Sep-2012Kabul, AfghanistanLargely peaceful protests in Afghanistan turned violent on the fourth day. Hundreds of people took to Kabul's streets where they burned tyres and a car, and attacked police and a US base with stones.http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/17/afghanistan-protests-anti-islam-film
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17-Sep-2012Beirut, LebanonDiplomats in Beirut burnt documents and sent local Lebanese
employees home early in the face of protests against the anti-Islam
video
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/middle-east-live/2012/sep/17/protests-anti-islam-film-hezbollah-live#block-50575b28c0e3d221b423ae8b
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18-Sep-2012Falluja, IraqHundreds of protesters in Falluja demanded the U.S. ambassador's expulsion from the country
and a boycott of American products. The protesters carried flags and banners.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/17/world/film-protests/index.html
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18-Sep-2012Kashmir valleyDozens of protests were carried out in the Kashmir Valley leaving 10 people injured in clashes with security forceshttp://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2012/09/19/149--Srinagar-students-protest-anti-Islam-video-.html
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19-Sep-2012Medan, IndonesiaProtests have been reported in Medan over three days.http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Lawyers-in-Pakistan-rally-against-anti-Islam-film-3876281.php
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19-Sep-2012Srinagar, IndiaMarching with pro-Islam and anti-US banners, dozens of students of the Srinagar Medical College boycotted classes to hit the streets. After marching through the main markets, the protesters torched a US flag inside the college complex before dispersinghttp://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2012/09/19/149--Srinagar-students-protest-anti-Islam-video-.html
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15-Sep-2012Sydney, AustraliaMore than 1000 protesters took to the streets in Sydney. Six policemen were among a dozen people injured, with two officers requiring hospital treatment. Six men have been charged.http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/national/police-use-pepper-spray-on-anti-islamic-film-protesters-in-sydney-at-the-us-consulate/story-fndo1uez-1226474744811
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20-Sep-2012Islamabad, PakistanThe Pakistani army was drafted in to protect foreign embassies on Thursday after thousands of violent protesters clashed with policehttp://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Politics/Pix/pictures/2012/9/20/1348154523082/A-protester-throws-a-tear-010.jpghttp://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/20/anti-islam-film-pakistan-army-diplomatic
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20-Sep-2012Tehran, IranHundreds of students and clerics gathered outside the French embassy in Tehran to protest the publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in a French satirical weeklyhttp://in.reuters.com/article/2012/09/20/film-protests-iran-idINL5E8KK5UW20120920
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20-Sep-2012Makassar, IndonesiaAbout 50 students from an Islamic university gathered Thursday in Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi province. They burned tires and forced a McDonald’s restaurant to close. The U.S. Consulate shut its doors for a second day.http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/indonesian-students-continue-to-protest-anti-islam-film-us-consulate-in-medan-stays-closed/2012/09/20/ef00343e-02fd-11e2-9132-f2750cd65f97_story.html
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20-Sep-2012Kabul, AfghanistanA few hundred people demonstrated in the downtown area of Kabul against
the film chanting anti-American slogans. They dispersed peacefully.
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/latest-developments-protest-anti-islam-film-17272195#.UFtPir9y-co
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20-Sep-2012Quetta, Pakistan2,000 students paraded on the main airport road before gathering outside the Quetta Press Club where they burnt US and Israeli flagshttp://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j5SS1TbVQ7S8sJWc3etOtO55oGpw?docId=CNG.ef0a36adc5444073ab82af5aa9e3c9cd.341
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20-Sep-2012Chaman, Pakistan100 Christians denounced the film in their own protest in Chaman while 2,500 Islamists later gathered in the town
to chant anti-US slogans.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j5SS1TbVQ7S8sJWc3etOtO55oGpw?docId=CNG.ef0a36adc5444073ab82af5aa9e3c9cd.341
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20-Sep-2012Lahore, PakistanA crowd of around 4,000 staged a peaceful gatheringhttp://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j5SS1TbVQ7S8sJWc3etOtO55oGpw?docId=CNG.ef0a36adc5444073ab82af5aa9e3c9cd.341
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15-Sep-2012Chennai, IndiaClose to 2,000 people mobilised by the Islamist group Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath reportedly gathered outside the Thousand Lights Mosque, less than a kilometre from the U.S. consulatehttp://blogs.reuters.com/india/2012/09/15/anti-islam-film-protests-in-chennai/
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14-Sep-2012Chennai, IndiaEighty-six people were arrested after a group of several hundred Muslim protesters threw stones and smashed windows at the US
consulate
http://india.nydailynews.com/newsarticle/505369e4c110c00744000000/india-arrests-86-over-us-consulate-attack-in-chennai
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14-Sep-2012Doha, QatarIn Qatar, a crowd marched in Doha to the United States Embassy. Some of them held placards that demanded the release of a Qatari man who is being held in prison in the United States.http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/updates-on-protests-over-anti-islam-film/
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18-Sep-2012Bangkok, ThailandAbout 400 protesters held a peaceful demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailandhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/09/18/anti-muslim-film-protest.html?cmp=rss
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19-Sep-2012Colombo, Sri LankaAbout 300 protesters marched in Colombo, carrying signs and banners that read, “Ban anti-Islamic film all over the world. U.S. should apologize to Muslims.”http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/sri-lankan-muslims-protest-anti-islam-film-call-for-films-creators-to-be-hanged/2012/09/19/24c341a2-0244-11e2-9132-f2750cd65f97_story.html
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23-Sep-2012Tehran, IranAround 300 Iranian students protested against the Muhammad caricatures in front of the French Embassy, burning French, American and Israeli flags and chanting "death to France" and "down with the U.S." They called for the expulsion of the French ambassador.AP
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23-Sep-2012Islamabad, PakistanA mix of about 300 Christians, Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims protested against the film carrying banners condemning it as they marched along a main thoroughfare near parliament. They also urged thegovernment to ban the film.AP
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23-Sep-2012BangladeshHard-line Islamic groups protesting the film enforced a nationwide general strike, closing schools and businesses and disrupting transportation. Thousands of security officials were deployed in the capital, Dhaka. No violence was immediately reported.AP
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23-Sep-2012Athens, GreeceGreek riot police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse about 600 protesters who clashed with officers during a rally against the film. Demonstrators carried anti-U.S. banners and tried to march to the U.S. Embassy, although riot police surrounded them and attempts to break through police lines failed. Police detained six people during the rally. It was the first such protest against the film by Muslims in Greece.AP
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23-Sep-2012Katsina, NigeriaShi'ite Muslims in the Nigerian town of Katsina burned U.S., French and Israeli flags and a religious leader called for protests to continue until the makers of the film and cartoons are punished. AP
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21-Sep-2012Karachi, PakistanOfficials at two different hospitals, Seemi Jamali and Aftab Channar, say 12 were killed and 82 wounded Friday in the southern port city of KarachiAP
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21-Sep-2012Peshawar, PakistanA police official told AP three others were killed and 61 wounded in the northwest city of Peshawar.AP
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21-Sep-2012Islamabad, PakistanA Hospital official told AP that 25 people were wounded in the capital, Islamabad.AP
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22-Sep-2012Dortmund, GermanyAround 1,500 people staged a peaceful protest in the western German city of DortmundAFP
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21-Sep-2012Freiburg, GermanyPeaceful demonstrationAFP
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21-Sep-2012Muenster, GermanyPeaceful demonstrationAFP
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24-Sep-2012Colombo, Sri LankaMore than 5,000 Sri Lankan Muslims marched through the nation's capital to demand the U.S. ban the anti-Islam and punish its creators.AP
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24-Sep-2012IranThe head of Iran's government-controlled cinema agency urged the Islamic Republic to boycott the 2013 Oscars until the organizers of the Academy Awards denounce the anti-Islam film, titled "Innocence of Muslims."AP
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24-Sep-2012Kaduna, NigeriaHundreds of protesters marched peacefully through the streets of the northern city of Kaduna, leaving behind graffiti on walls
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