A Moscow district court outlawed an anti-Islamic film that has provoked violent protests across the Muslim world after labeling it “extremist.”

Moscow prosecutors asked the court to ban the “Innocence of Muslims” film because it aims to create a perception that Islam and Muslims are inferior, according to an e-mailed statement from General Prosecutor’s Office today.

The court order means distribution of the video will be banned in Russia. OAO Mobile TeleSystems (MBT), VimpelCom Ltd. (VIP) and OAO MegaFon have already blocked access to the film after a request by the Prosecutor General’s Office last month.

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