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Iran Boycotts 2013 Oscar Race Over Anti-Islam 'Innocence of Muslims'

After winning the Best Foreign-Language Oscar in 2012 for "A Separation," Iran will not be participating in the 2013 Oscar race. The country has decided to boycott the Oscars in protest of the incendiary "Innocence of Muslims" film that has been linked to violent and deadly protests in the Muslim world from Egypt to Pakistan, including the murder of the well-respected U.S. Ambassador in Libya.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 25, 2012 2:19 PM
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