Jailed "Innocence Of Muslims" Filmmaker's Lawyer :"Government Used These Proceedings To Chill My Client's First Amendment Rights"
November 7, 2012
"A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the filmmaker behind "Innocence of Muslims," the anti-Islam film that sparked rioting across the globe, to a year behind bars after the man admitted to violating the terms of his release from an earlier conviction..."
"...Outside court, Seiden said his client was being punished for his speech.
"...In my opinion, the government used these proceedings to chill my client's first amendment rights," he told reporters. He said Youssef wrote the film's script and acted as a "cultural consultant," but did not own the film
"Innocence Of Muslims" Filmmaker A Political Prisoner Under Obama"