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Looking back on the past, Haaretz interviews Salman Rushdie
, who discusses the upcoming film adaptation of Midnight's Children
, analyzes the Arab Spring
, and reflects on the controversy
caused by the publication of The Satanic Verses
: "British Airways refused to accept Rushdie as a passenger, fearing the plane would be blown up in midair. A Pakistani film portrayed the writer as a pro-Israel alcoholic who murders Muslims. British censorship prevented the film's screening, but Rushdie, always a fierce advocate of freedom of expression, demanded that it be shown.
" Previously on MeFi: Rushdie (2, 3); Haaretz.
posted by reductiondesign
on Oct 24, 2011 -