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Silencing Salman Rushdie

13 August 2022

1:55 PM

13 August 2022

1:55 PM

Salman Rushdie, award-winning author and figure of fury to the Iranian regime, has been stabbed yesterday while giving a lecture in New York.

The attacker rushed the stage and began stabbing at Rushdie, who sustained over ten wounds – including to the neck, face, and torso – before the man was dragged off by onlookers and detained.

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