Egypt to take legal action in U.S. against Prophet film makers

Egyptian president wants the American producers of the controversial movie to be punished by law.

Egyptian President, Mohamed Mursi, has asked the Egyptian Embassy in Washington to take legal action in the U.S. against makers of a film attacking Prophet Muhammad, the official state news agency said on Wednesday.

The controversial movie, produced by an Isreali- American, Sam Bacile, has sparked protests across the Arab world, and has led to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya as well as other consular staff.

Mr. Mursi asked the mission to take “all legal measures”, the MENA agency said.

It gave no further details on what that might involve.

Protesters who demonstrated outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday had demanded action by the President.

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Egyptian protesters destroyed the American flag at the U.S. embassy in Cairo. A similar protest in Libya led to the killing of the American Ambassador to Libya, and three other American diplomats. (link earlier story)

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