Salman Rushdie, Attacker

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Salman Rushdie's Attacker Rejects Connection To Iran, Claims To Have 'Acted Alone'

The 24-year-old man accused of Salman Rushdie's attempted murder has denied any contact with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and stated that he "acted alone" when he stabbed the Mumbai-born novelist, whom he despised for being "disingenuous." Hadi Matar was detained and convicted of second-degree attempted murder and assault. Matar denied any interaction with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and suggested he was working entirely on… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 07:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Salman Rushdie, Attackers, Iran, Hadi Matar, Novelist

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Salman Rushdie

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Iran Holds Salman Rushdie & His Followers Responsible For Attack At Literary Event

Salman Rushdie and his fans are responsible for the novelist's attack stated Iran's Foreign Ministry on August 15. Rushdie is recuperating after being stabbed during a public event in New York. Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani told, "During the attack on Salman Rushdie, we do not consider anyone other than himself and his supporters worthy of reproach, reproach and condemnation... No one has the right to accuse Iran in this regard."   … read-more

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 02:17 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Iran, Salman Rushdie, fans, Attack, New York

Courtesy: India Today

JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie

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JK Rowling Gets Death Threat After Tweeting About Salman Rushdie

Novelist JK Rowling received a death threat after her tweet denouncing attack on Salman Rushdie. “Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok,” she tweeted on August 12. A user responded to this tweet with, “Don’t worry, you are next.” Rowling tweeted the screenshot after receiving the threat and chastised Twitter for its terrorism and violence policies. Later,… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 02:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Harry Potter, JK Rowling, Death Threats, Salman Rushdie, Twitter

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Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie Is Off Ventilator, Can Talk Now, Says Agent Andrew Wylie

Indian-origin author, residing in United Sthe tates Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and will be able to talk, confirmed Andrew Wylie his assistant on August 14. Notably, Rusdie was stabbed at neck in western New York State at an event. The accused Hadi Matar, 24 of Fairview, NJ for Attempted Murder and has been under the New York Police custody. Moreover, Rushdie is under doctor's supervision.

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Salman Rushdie, Author, ventilator, Andrew Wylie, New York

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Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie Attacked At Literary Event, Currently On Ventilator, May Lose 1 Eye

Salman Rushdie underwent surgery after being attacked at literary event in New York, and he is on ventilator and may lose an eye. Rushdie, an Indian-born British writer who got death threats from Iran for his novel "The Satanic Verses," was "stabbed" in the neck and once in the abdomen onstage on August 12. Previously, police identified the attacker as Hadi… read-more

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 10:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Salman Rushdie, ventilator, eyes, Attack, literary event

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