POSTED: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 8:04am
NBC News — Iran's top leader criticized the west monday for allowing the release of an anti-Muslim film on the internet. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that western leaders must prove they are not quote "accomplices" in the video's release.
He also added that there was a double standard in the west when it comes to free speech and the holocaust and homosexuality. Saying some nations have placed restrictions on expression of so-called hate speech, such as banning nazi-related sites, or legislating protections for gays or lesbians