"Innocence of Muslims": How Social Media Can Make Muslims More Forgiving of Blasphemy

How Social Media Can Make Muslims More Forgiving of Blasphemy

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Sept. 26 2012 6:48 PM

How Social Media Can Make Muslims More Forgiving of Blasphemy

Those protests triggered by the video “Innocence of Muslims” were enough to make a person despair of ever conveying to the Muslim world that American cultural products don’t necessarily represent the views of the American government or the American people. So I was happy to hear Masuma Ibrahimi, an Afghan blogger who was speaking to me from Kabul, explain how conversation about the movie is playing out in Afghanistan:

You can watch the whole conversation on BhTV.

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