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Salman Rushdie Knighted By Queen Elizabeth II

Posted by Thunder Pig on June 25, 2008


Sir Salman RushdieMuslims around the world condemned the award when it was announced last year in the Monarch’s Birthday Honours list.

Sir Salman, 61, who has written a number of acclaimed books, went into hiding in 1989 after the publication of his book The Satanic Verses.
The novel sparked widespread protests by Muslims and Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against him.

Source:
BBC

Well done, Sir Salman Rushdie, and well done to the Queen for sticking it in the eye of Islamists all over the world!

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