Salman Rushdie lost sight in one eye and the use of a hand in 'brutal' knife attack in New York

Salman Rushdie (pictured) lost the sight in one eye and the use of one hand after he was brutally stabbed while lecturing in New York, his agent has revealed.
Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie lost the sight in one eye, the use of one hand, and suffered FIFTEEN injuries to his neck and body in a ‘brutal’ knife attack during a conference in New York. Salman Rushdie, 75, was... Read more

Police drop probe into 'you're next' threat made to JK Rowling over her support for Salman Rushdie

Police have dropped a probe into a vile death threat sent to JK Rowling (pictured) warning her she was 'next' after expressing support for fellow author Salman Rushdie after he was stabbed
Police have said they will take no action against a Twitter user who sent JK Rowling a chilling death threat after she expressed support for fellow author Salman Rushdie when he was attacked on stage. The Harry Potter author was... Read more

Fatwa-backing ex-Iranian vice-president says he is not to blame for Salman Rushdie's stabbing

Sayyid Ata'ollah Mohajerani (pictured) was instrumental in issuing a death sentence against Rushdie after his controversial 1998 novel was deemed by some Muslims to have The Satanic Verses as blasphemous.  He refused to entertain the idea that he had any role to play in Rushdie's stabbing.
Former Iranian Vice President Living In UK Says He Is Not To Blame For Salman Rushdie’s Stabbing Despite Endorsing Fatwa By Writing: ‘Whoever Insults The Prophet Deserves To Be Killed’ Sayyid Ata’ollah Mohajerani said he was not to blame for... Read more

Salman Rushdie book sales soar after knife attack that left him fighting for life in hospital 

Sales of Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses soared after the author was attacked on stage.
Salman Rushdie book sales soar after knife attack that left him fighting for his life in hospital Sales of Salman Rushdie’s controversial novel The Satanic Verses have skyrocketed The 75-year-old man was stabbed multiple times this month in upstate New... Read more

Ricky Gervais 'beefs up security at shows in wake of Salman Rushdie stabbing'

Gervais reportedly
Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais ‘tightens security at shows after Salman Rushdie stabbing to make sure no one can reach him on stage’ The Office and After Life creator is currently playing a small venue in Soho. But the bouncers beefed... Read more

The beautiful poet 32 years his junior who is 'nursing Salman Rushdie back to health'

Rachel Eliza Griffiths (pictured), 43, enjoyed a romantic
She is the beautiful poet 32 ​​years his junior and is believed to be helping nurse Sir Salman Rushdie to recovery. Rachel Eliza Griffiths, 43, enjoyed a romantic “writers’ retreat” with Sir Salman in a 15th-century Italian castle just weeks... Read more

'I'm surprised he survived': Salman Rushdie's attacker speaks from prison after frenzied stabbing

Matar  has spoken out saying he 'doesn't like' Rushdie in a jailhouse interview, but would not say if he was inspired by Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issuing a fatwa
Salman Rushdie’s attacker has said that he is ‘surprised’ that the author survived, and admitted that he only read a ‘couple of pages’ of his Satanic Verses. Hadi Matar, 24, slammed Rushdie for ‘attacking Islam’, before adding ‘I don’t like... Read more

Joanne Harris takes a swipe at JK Rowling on Twitter just hours after dismissing row as 'fabricated'

Author Joanne Harris denied that her Twitter poll
Chocolat author Joanne Harris takes ANOTHER swipe at JK Rowling on Twitter just hours after dismissing her row as ‘manufactured’ Author Joanne Harris asked the writers if they had received “credible” death threats. The survey was seen as ‘tasteless’ downplaying... Read more

Frank Furedi: The reaction to the attempted murder of Salman Rushdie is astonishing 

The most shocking thing about Friday's attack on Sir Salman Rushdie is not that it happened in the first place.  After all, the author had spent much of his life with a bounty on his head, a burden he bore with bravery and endurance.  In the photo: Rushdie in 2017
The most shocking thing about Friday’s attack on Sir Salman Rushdie is not that it happened in the first place. After all, the author had spent much of his life with a bounty on his head, a burden he bore... Read more

Lecture host on stage when Salman Rushdie was knifed displays gruesome injury

The acclaimed writer suffered serious, life-changing injuries and underwent emergency surgery.
The moderator on stage when Sir Salman Rushdie was attacked revealed his horrific eye injury as he spoke publicly for the first time since the horrific stabbing. Henry Reese suffered severe bruising and a minor cut to his eye while... Read more