Salman Rushdie stabbed in New York

British writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed in New York on Friday while giving a talk. Salman Rushdie’s condition is not known but he was quickly taken care of. According to several sources, the perpetrator of the attack has been arrested.

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie, born June 19, 1947 in Bombay, is a British writer of Indian origin. His narrative style, blending myth and fantasy with real life, has been called magical realism. Subject in 1989 of a fatwa by Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini following the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses, he has become a symbol of the fight for freedom of expression and against religious obscurantism, mainly in the Western media (with Wikipedia)

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