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English | History | Citizenship | RE

Salman Rushdie ‘defiant’ after stab attack

Death threats: Salman Rushdie spent years in hiding at a remote farmhouse in Wales. 

Has the battle for free speech been lost? The author of The Satanic Verses is recovering in hospital, more than 30 years after his controversial novel challenged core Islamic beliefs.

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