We speak with the writer about the Paris attacks, freedom of speech and the fight against IS.
Is the victory of evil inevitable? Talking to DW, British-Indian author Salman Rushdie explains how his new novel became contemporary by accident and why defending free speech is more important now than ever.
Ever since "The Satanic Verses" was published in 1988, writer Salman Rushdie's life has been under threat from religious fanatics. In the wake of the Paris attacks, we talk to him about freedom of speech and the fight against IS.
Hundreds of Muslims have spoken out against terrorism in a Cologne demonstration. DW's Shamil Shams believes while it is a good step, Muslims living in the West need to do a lot more to cast off the "extremist image."
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