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Salman Rushdie Fatwa

'A Lot Of People Think I’m A Horrible Person'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 12.07.2012 | Arts

Caveh Zahedi is a New York based filmmaker known for pushing people's buttons. In "I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore," he tries to get his Persian father...

Salman Rushdie and the Right to Offend

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton rebels against the reduction of The Satanic Verses to an insult to Islam. I agree. But modern liberal democracies, freedom of thought and expression are impossible without the right to offend.

What Salman Rushdie Reminds Us About the Freedoms That We Cherish

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

Those of us who believe in the right to say what you think without being threatened can only show that there are some beliefs that we cherish, too. We can show that we believe in the right of clever writers to write good books, and the right of stupid fantasists to make bad films.

A Video Game About Killing Salman Rushdie

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home

For 23 years, even beyond the grave, Ayatollah Khomeini has ordered Iranians to kill the novelist Salman Rushdie, with no success. At this week's Inte...

Does Salman Rushdie Deserve A Nobel Prize?

Anis Shivani | Posted 12.03.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

I don't expect for a moment for this to happen, but I believe no other writer on the face of the earth comes as close to deserving the next Nobel award for literature as Salman Rushdie.

Yusuf Islam, Salman Rushdie And Censorship

Michael Gilmour | Posted 10.09.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Free speech, open dialogue and respect for those who differ ought to be prized values in any society, and when absent, travesties like the horrific reactions to "The Satanic Verses" occur.

Salman Rushdie Memoir Coming In 2012

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — A memoir by Salman Rushdie is coming in 2012. Random House, Inc. said Thursday it will release the book by the author best known for...

Salman Rushdie Memoir Coming

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Salman Rushdie is writing a memoir that will recount his years in hiding after the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered Muslims to kill him because of ...

Salman Rushdie Fatwa No Longer Affects His Daily Life, Author Says

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

TORONTO — Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie says the death sentence imposed on him by Iran's late leader no longer affects his daily life, but the...

Salman Rushdie Archive Opens At Emory University This Week

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ATLANTA — Novelist Salman Rushdie said Tuesday he plans to write a book about his decade in hiding under a death threat from the Iranian governm...

Ian McEwan Sheltered Salman Rushdie After Fatwa Was Issued

The Guardian | Ed Pilkington in New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the folklore of English letters, the literary friendship between the four dominant voices of the modern British novel - Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie,...

Salman Rushdie: Fatwa "The Albatross Around My Neck"

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Nearly 20 years after being driven underground by a religious decree, he is now Sir Salman Rushdie, properly famous and free, yet sti...