Nakoula Basseley Nakoula
Sep 26, 2013 — Nakoula Basseley Nakoula's Innocence of Muslims sparked deadly protests in Muslim nations last year. It was also part of the controversy over how the Obama administration responded to the attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Nakoula was in jail on an unrelated charge of violating probation.
Sep 20, 2012 — Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, dubbed vile words over her performance and turned it into "a hateful anti-Islamic production," Cindy Lee Garcia says in a court filing. She wants YouTube to take down the video.
Sep 18, 2012 — An Egyptian prosecutor said if convicted, the Americans — including the Quran-burning Florida pastor Terry Jones — could face the death penalty.
Sep 17, 2012 — Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who news outlets describe as an Egyptian-born Coptic Christian, left before his wife and children.
Nov 7, 2012 — Mark Basseley Youssef admitted to violating four of eight conditions of his probation. He'd previously served 21 months in prison for bank fraud. His film, Innocence of Muslims, which depicted Prophet Muhammad as a fraud, sparked violence in the Muslim world.