Entertainment attack on writers: Iran criticizes Iran to Rushdie attack
The writer Salman Rushdie victim of a knife attack at a conference in the United States
© Joël Saget/AFP The British writer Salman Rushdie here in Paris in 2018. The author Salman Rushdie, threatened Death since the late 1980s after writing "the Satanic verses", was attacked on stage this Friday, August 12, in New York State when he was about to give a conference. The author of the alleged facts was arrested.
State institutions have called for violence against the author over generations, "and state media recently delighted the attack on his life, says the US foreign minister." That is despised. "Iran criticizes Iran after the Rushdie attack
After the knife attack on Salman Rushdie, U.S. Foreign Minister Antony has flashing the steadfastness of the British-Indian author and criticized Iran again and again for the universal rights Freedom of expression, freedom of religion and freedom of the press occurred, "said Blinken in Washington. But" bad forces "tried to undermine these rights through hate speech and faith to violence.
Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York
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The 75-year-old Rushdie has been persecuted by religious fanats for decades. Because of his Works "The Satanian Verses" from 1988 had the then Iranian revolutionary leader AJ Atollah Chomeini called to kill rush. He accused him of insulting Islam, the Prophet and the Koran. On Friday, Rushdie was attacked by a man at an event in Chautauqua in the west of the US state of New York and has been treated in a hospital in the adjacent Pennsylvania since then. The police have not yet confirmed a motif.
"Especially state Iranian institutions have called on generations to violence against rush, and state media recently delighted the attack on his life. This is despised," emphasized the US Foreign Minister. The USA and its partners opposed such threats. Rushdie's own strength steels the determination of the United States and shows the need to act as an international community against those who questioned general rights.
Salman Rushdie On A Ventilator, “Will Likely Lose One Eye” After Being Stabbed While Onstage In N.Y. – Updated
UPDATED with latest: The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator after suffering grave injuries at the hand of an assailant who stabbed him multiple times onstage at a literary event this morning. Booker Prize-winning novelist spent hours in surgery after the attack, according to the New York Times. “The news is not good,” Rushdie’s agent, Andrew Wylie said in an email to the Times this evening. “Salman will likely lose one eye; the nerves in his arm were severed; and his liver was stabbed and damaged.
The internet portal Vice News reported on Sunday, citing secret service sources from Europe and the Middle East, the 24-year-old suspect had had contact with the Iranian revolutionary guards on social media. However, there is no evidence that Iran was involved in the organization or implementation of the attack.Rushdie is obviously a little better
The alleged attacker sits in custody. According to the police, attempted murder second degree, as well as an attack with a fatal weapon and the intention of causing a bodily harm, he are accused. Murder second degree is an independent fact in the US law system for the death of a person. For this, accused in the state of New York can be occupied with years of prison. The alleged perpetrator was silent in court and had his defense lawyer explained "not guilty".
Rushdie is obviously a little better now and he is no longer ventilated artificially. His son Zafar Rushdie wrote on Twitter: "Despite his serious and life -changing injuries, his usual combative and defiant sense of humor remains intact." His father had already been able to speak a few words.
In New York, writers come together to pay tribute to the assaulted author Salman Rushdie .
of the figures of the American literary world, like the writers Paul Auster and Gay Talese, met yesterday, Friday August 19, for a reading of The work of Salman Rushdie, in support of the author seriously injured in a knife attack last week. © provided by Franceinfo A dozen recognized writers, including relatives of Salman Rushdie, spoke yesterday, Friday August 19, on the steps of the majestic Manhattan public library. The author was invited to follow the online event from his hospital room.