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Bounty on anti-Islam filmmaker at 200,000 dollars

posted 1 Oct 2012, 14:24 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 1 Oct 2012, 14:25 ]

Pakistani man announces a new 200,000 dollar reward to anyone who kills the person behind an anti-Islam film that has sparked violence around the world. Deborah Gembara reports.

PAKISTAN FILM BOUNTY - The price on the head of the person behind an anti-Islam film has gone up.


"I am announcing today that whoever cuts off the head of this blasphemer, I will reward him with 200,000 dollars from my own pocket."

Ikramullah Shahidm, a former member of parliament's reward is the latest in a series of bounties placed on the head of the filmmaker.

In Pakistan, outrage over the film which mocks the Prophet Mohammad has not subsided

Chanting "Jihad, Jihad," more than 10,000 people participated in a rally against the film Monday.