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The dance of memory

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Price on Salman Rushdie’s head continues to soar

Twenty eight years after The Satanic Verses was first published, Iran has renewed its efforts in the fatwa issued against author Salman Rushdie.

Outspoken author thanks writers for aiding her release

A first-time South African novelist’s admiration for Salman Rushdie saw her physically attacked and allegedly forced into a mental institution.

Writers rally around the author who dared to admire Rushdie

"She would not have avoided a conversation. But debate, conversation and engagement are not possible in the face of violence."

Violent intimidation of writers must not be tolerated

The savage attack on Zainub Dala shows the terror of the freedom to use words, and the desire to obliterate them.

‘Dala attackers enhance stereotype that Muslims are violent’

The SA Muslim community condemns assaults on author Zainub Priya Dala in Durban after she expressed admiration for Salman Rushdie’s writing style.

Durban writer believes praise for Rushdie behind vicious attack

Durban writer Zainub Priya Dala believes she was assaulted for expressing admiration for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie, her publisher said.

Nkandla and The Satanic Verses

Helen Zille's thwarted march to Nkandla and SA's slide into mediocrity is like something out of a book. But it's all too real, writes Verashni Pillay.

Rushdie: Twitter, Facebook would have raised fatwa danger

Salman Rushdie said that if a fatwa calling for his murder had been issued in the social networking era, it would have further endangered his life.

Salman Rushdie on his memoir ‘Joseph Anton’

In a South Africa exclusive, M&G books editor Darryl Accone speaks to award-winning writer Salman Rushdie about his new memoir 'Joseph Anton'.

Salman Rushdie on his new memoir

Listen to the full podcast of our exclusive interview with best selling author Salman Rushdie about his latest book 'Joseph Anton - A Memoir'.

Will ‘Midnight’s Children’ see the light of day in India?

A new film adaptation of 'Midnight's Children', Salman Rushdie's novel about India after independence, might not be shown in his native land.

Iranian gamers create chance to ‘kill’ Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is the subject of an Iranian computer game aimed at spreading the message about his "sin" against Islam to new generations.

Salman Rushdie targeted in Iranian video game

Salman Rushdie, author of 'The Satanic Verses', is the subject of an Iranian computer game aimed at spreading the message about his "sin".

Satanic versus free speech

Salman Rushdie has damned politicians for giving in to the "false" leaders of India's Muslims after he was threatened with violence.

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