Iran to boycott 2013 Oscars over anti-Islamic film

Iran said on Monday it would boycott the 2013 Oscars to protest against the making of a crude anti-Islam video in the United States that has caused outrage throughout the Muslim world.

“I am officially announcing that in reaction to the intolerable insult to the Great Prophet of Islam we will refrain from taking part in this year’s Oscars and we ask other Islamic nations to show their protest like this,” Culture Minister Mohammad Hosseini declared, according to the ISNA news agency. continue http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/09/24/239983.html

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