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Salman Rushdie - A Marked Man

Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a "fatwa" for author Salman Rushdie thirty years ago. The order to kill Rushdie came after the publication of his book, "The Satanic Verses" in 1988. Khomeini declared the work blasphemous and Rushdie a heretic. From 1989 on, the British-Indian author was a fugitive. He lived in constant fear and survived around twenty murder attempts. Since then, the fatwah has been lifted, but Iranian media is still calling for his execution. Based on rarely seen personal...
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