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2012 Benghazi Attack

Innocence of Muslims producer: No Regrets

26 Nov, 2012

In his first public comments since his incarceration Nakoula told The New York Times that he would go to great lengths to convey what he called “the actual truth” about Muhammad.

I thought, before I wrote this script, that I should burn myself in a public square to let the American people and the people of the world know this message that I believe in.

In explaining his reasons for the film, Nakoula, 55, a Coptic Christian born in Egypt, cited the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Tex., as a prime example of the violence committed “under the sign of Allah.”