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    1. The author sent a public message to the India-based @RushdieExplains account insisting that the owner stops engaging in political debates that could be mistaken for his own personal views.

    2. More than a quarter century after being slapped with a fatwa from Iran calling for his murder over his book "The Satanic Verses", Salman Rushdie says the world has learned the "wrong lessons" about freedom of expression. Instead, after the September 11, 2001 attack on America and the massacre in Paris in January this year of cartoonists and staff at the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly, and with ...

    3. Rushdie confronts parody tweeter

      BBC NewsJul 16 11:09 PM

      Salman Rushdie is pilloried by Indian tweeters after confronting a parody account @RushdieExplains.

    4. Salman Rushdie has claimed that the people who defended his most controversial work would not have done so today

    5. Author Salman Rushdie told the French newspaper L'Express that the world has learned "the wrong lessons" from the terror attack that claimed the lives of 12 cartoonists at the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. In an exclusive interview published July 22, Rushdie said he thought writers and satirists worldwide had become too apologetic for poking fun at Islam.

    6. Rushdie on the cowardice of our writers

      Herald SunJul 24 04:32 PM

      Salman Rushdie on learning the wrong lessons from Islamism’s war on…

    7. Popular @RushdieExplains feed switches handle after the novelist himself appeals for the joke to end A popular parody Twitter account that provided satirical commentary on India under the handle @RushdieExplains has changed its name after Salman Rushdie told the academic behind it that “the joke has worn thin”. Rohit Chopra told the Times of India earlier this year that he set up the account ...

    8. The Satanic Verses, if published today, would not be defended by those who protested against Charlie Hebdo’s PEN award, says author Salman Rushdie believes that if The Satanic Verses had been published today, the members of the literary elite who rounded on Charlie Hebdo in the wake of the French satirical magazine winning a PEN prize for courage would not have defended him. In an interview with...

    9. "It seems we learned the wrong lessons," he said in the interview printed in French. "Instead of concluding we need to oppose these attacks on freedom of expression, we believed we should calm them through compromises and ceding."

    10. Fiction tome “Badge of Evil” was written by Bill Stanton and writer Craig Horowitz.

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