Court Finds Film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Extremist

posted 2 Oct 2012, 14:44 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 2 Oct 2012, 14:44 ]
Source: (info), 28/09/12 

· Freedom of expression  · Chechnya 

On 28 September, the Lenin district court in Grozny pronounced the film Innocence of Muslims to be extremist. Consequently, Chechnya has become the first region in Russia where the controversial video has not only been blocked by local operators under pressure from the authorities but its distribution forbidden by a court. [Read more]