Salman Rushdie News
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen was forced out of her country as her writings were interpreted to be against Islam Salman had a fatwa issued against him by Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini He was stabbed repeatedly by an unknown assailant at a lecture at New York's Chautauqua Institution
Salman Rushdie Stabbing news: A man rushed to the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and attacked Rushdie, 75, as he was being introduced to give a talk on artistic freedom to an audience of hundreds, eyewitnesses said. A New York State Police trooper present at the event took the attacker into custody, police said.
Salman Rushdie has been attacked in New York. Salman Rushdie was on his way to deliver a lecture in New York and in the meantime an attacker stabbed him several times with a knife. New York Police has also taken the attacker into custody. In the latest, information is that Salman Rushdie has been taken to the hospital via helicopter.