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# salman rushdie

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# Attack
Salman Rushdie 'lost sight in one eye and use of hand’ in August stabbing
The author suffered three serious wounds to his neck and 15 more wounds to his chest and torso
# Harry Potter
UK Police drop investigation into ‘online threat’ made to JK Rowling
The author shared screenshots of a message from a user who had written ‘don’t worry you are next’ in response to her tweet about Salman Rushdie.
# satanic verses
Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder or assault
Rushdie’s condition remains serious but the 75-year-old has shown signs of improvement, and he has been taken off a ventilator.
# salman rushdie
Salman Rushdie’s attacker ‘surprised’ to learn of the author’s survival
Hadi Matar said Rushdie was ‘someone who attacked Islam’ but did not confirm that his actions were driven by Iran’s fatwa.
# The Satanic Verses
Iran 'categorically' denies link with Salman Rushdie attack but blames the author himself
The prize-winning writer had spent years under police protection after Iranian leaders called for Rushdie’s killing over 30 years ago.
# author
Salman Rushdie's family say he has 'life-changing injuries' but his sense of humour is 'intact'
The man accused of stabbing the author yesterday pleaded not guilty.
# New York
Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody
24-year-old Hadi Matar rushed the stage where Rushdie was about to deliver a lecture and stabbed him in the neck and abdomen.
# New York
Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event
Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.
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# Facebook
Salman Rushdie vs Facebook
The author found himself up against Facebook when the social networking giant tried to make him use his birth name, Ahmed, on the site.