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.
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.
We speak with the writer about the Paris attacks, freedom of speech and the fight against IS.
The attack on the French satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo" shocked the world. It sparked a debate about freedom of speech that spread beyond France's borders. A year on, Arts.21 takes stock.
The world-famous novelist has called freedom of speech a fundamental right in his keynote address at the annual literary festival. His words come after Iran boycotted the event because of his presence.
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