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A similar call was made by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] last week. She urged [JURIST report] religious and political leaders around the world to encourage an end to violence that followed the release of the film. While Pillay said she "fully understand[s] why people wish to protest strongly against" the film, she "utterly condemn[s]" the violence that has resulted from the protests. Violent protests last week in Benghazi and Egypt led to the death of the US ambassador and three others and more than 200 injuries, while protests on Thursday in Yemen led to the death of one person and injured 15 others.
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