- Daily MailJul 17 07:55 AM
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.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 22 09:48 AM
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 ...
- BBC NewsJul 16 11:09 PM
Salman Rushdie is pilloried by Indian tweeters after confronting a parody account @RushdieExplains.
- Daily TelegraphJul 23 04:01 PM
Salman Rushdie has claimed that the people who defended his most controversial work would not have done so today
Charlie Hebdo Update: Salman Rushdie Says The World Has Learned 'The Wrong Lessons' About Freedom Of SpeechInternational Business TimesJul 22 06:53 PM
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.
- Herald SunJul 24 04:32 PM
Salman Rushdie on learning the wrong lessons from Islamism’s war on…
- The GuardianJul 17 04:53 AM
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 ...
- The GuardianJul 23 09:17 AM
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...
- DNA IndiaJul 22 11:35 AM
"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."
- New York PostJul 31 07:04 PM
Fiction tome “Badge of Evil” was written by Bill Stanton and writer Craig Horowitz.
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