100 Muslims in protest at Holyrood

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Around 100 Muslims have demonstrated outside the Scottish Parliament calling for a ban on offensive material such as the anti-Islam film which has sparked protests around the world.

Demonstrators waved banners reading “No religion is allowed to insult any other religion” and “We demand international law to stop religious hatred”.

The amateur film Innocence Of Muslims, made in the US, has sparked international unrest which has claimed lives including US ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.

Protest spokesman Akeel Umar said the demonstration was peaceful, although police removed one bystander.

Mr Umar said: “We want to raise our concerns with the Scottish Parliament so that changes can be made with reference to Ofcom and the regulators to stop promotion of any hateful media clips.”