At least three Iranian media celebrated Attack on author Salman RushdieHe was stabbed twice this Friday A young man before the age of 24 years At the beginning of a conference he was to deliver in a city in New York state, USA.
“Congratulations and courage to that brave and obedient man who attacked the evil traitor Salman Rushdie, and a kiss on his hand that tore the neck of God’s enemy with a knife”Published by the newspaper KayhanMany associate him with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the Persian dictatorship.
As quoted by another militant newspaper, Iran International. Watan-e Emroosalso celebrated the attack and on its cover you can read: “A Knife to Salman Rushdie’s Neck: Apostate Writer Attacked in NY”.
Meanwhile, the newspaper Corason He also mentioned the attack and on his cover you can read the caption: “Satan on his way to hell.”
The writer was stabbed this Friday by a teenager during a conference in northwestern New York state. He is surviving on a ventilator, his agent Andrew Wylie saidIn a message to the newspaper The New York Times.
“There is no good news – said the agent – Salman will lose an eye and nerves in an arm may have been severed, and the liver was also punctured and damaged.
Shortly before this report, the New York State Police revealed that the writer had been acquitted Hospital IyerIn Pennsylvania, Rushdie “He was still in the operating room” six hours after the attack, which gives an idea of the severity of his condition.
The arrested aggressor is a 24-year-old Muslim. Hadi Mother, and a resident of New Jersey. At this time, he is yet to reveal the reason for his attack 11 am local Rushdie was preparing to attend a conference on cities of refuge.
from 1989 Rushdie was sentenced to death, when Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa condemning the publication of his book The Satanic Verses, it caused great controversy, with some Muslims accusing the author of blasphemy and mocking Islam. The book sparked a series of protests across England involving thousands of Muslims, many of whom burned the book publicly.
The Iranian government stopped promoting the fatwa in 1998, but resumed it in 2016. $600,000 Who ended Rushdie’s life? Death threats against him increased manifold Had to live in hiding For more than ten years, the British government placed the teacher under police protection.
Britain and Iran severed diplomatic ties, and Western writers and intellectuals from various countries reacted to the book by many radical Islamists who condemned the threat to freedom of expression.
(with information from EFE)