Film Sparks Long-Simmering Frustration In Pakistan
September 23, 2012
In Pakistan, a government minister is offering a $100,000 dollar bounty for anyone who kills the maker of a video that denigrates the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. The offer came one day after many cities in Pakistan were engulfed in violent demonstrations over the online video. NPR's Jackie Northam in Islamabad speaks with guest host Linda Wertheimer.
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