Bernard-Henri Lévy

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2004

Saturday, 28 February 2004

In 1989 Salman Rushdie was sentenced to death for blasphemy after publishing The Satanic Verses, a fictional and imaginative portrayal of Islam, which the Iranian government described as a 'provocative American deed.' He lived in hiding for nine years and saw his literary collaborators attacked or killed.

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