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Salman Rushdie – Shooting the Messenger

Shocked but not surprised – I guess is how I would describe my reaction to the attack on Salman Rushdie. Since shortly before 2pm on Valentine’s Day in 1989, when the Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa (which is a legal ruling on a point of Islamic law) sentencing Salman Rushdie to death, I often felt …

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