20 killed and nearly 200 injured in Pakistan demonstrations

Protests continued in Karachi against the film Credit: APTN

More than 20 people were killed and nearly 200 injured following protests across Pakistan after officials declared Friday a national holiday 'Day of Love for the Prophet.' Protests continued over the weekend and more than 1,500 people took part in a rally in the capital Islamabad yesterday.

A Pakistani Cabinet minister offered a $100,000 reward for the death of the filmmaker.

Railways minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour Credit: APTN

Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Balor told The Associated Press that he would pay the reward out of his own pocket. The salary of member of Pakistan's government is about $2,500 a month - the bounty is equivalent to forty months of wages.


No bail for 'anti-Islam filmmaker'

A California man linked to an anti-Islam film that stoked violent protests across the Muslim world has been held without bond at his bail hearing in Los Angeles for violating the terms of his probation.