Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker charged with attempted murder but denies it

8/13/2022 9:51:00 PM

Hadi Matar, 24, has pleaded not guilty to attacking the author in New York.

Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker charged with attempted murder but denies it.

Hadi Matar, 24, has pleaded not guilty to attacking the author in New York.

New York state police have named the suspected knifeman as Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey.He was taken into custody following the incident and entered a not guilty plea at a New York court today.Ali Tehfe, mayor of Yaroun in the south of Lebanon, said that the suspect was the son of a man from the town.

The suspect’s parents emigrated to the United States and he was born and raised there, the mayor added.Investigators will seek to determine if the alleged attacker had ties or sympathies with Shi’ite extremist groups like Hezbollah.The Lebanese organisation, which has links to terrorist groups, told Reuters it had no involvement or contact with the suspect.

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Waiting for the attacker to get the get out clause diagnosis of “mentally disturbed” A price of $3 million for anyone who killed him is not much use if he survives & his attacker is behind bars. Will the death penalty be enacted if Salman dies. Feel sorry for his 2 children.

Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker charged with attempted murderBREAKING: The man accused of brutally attacking Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder. New York state police have named the suspected knifeman as Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey.

Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker charged with attempted murderBREAKING: The man accused of brutally attacking Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder. New York state police have named the suspected knifeman as Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey.

Suspect in Salman Rushdie attack charged with attempted second degree murderBREAKING: The suspect in the stabbing attack on Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted second degree murder, US officials have said. Read more: 📺 Sky 501, Virgin 602, Freeview 233 and YouTube Sir Salman Rushdie gets attacked for freedom of speech. Would not surprise me if there's a riot because the police have been heavy handed with the suspect. SAD BUT TRUE 'The motive not known!' You will be questioning this of course! 'No' I hear you say? I think we all know what the motive was 🙄

Man charged with attempted murder over attack that left Sir Salman Rushdie on ventilatorAuthor Sir Salman is on a ventilator and unable to speak after being stabbed in the neck as he was about to give a speech in New York on Friday afternoon The charge should be terrorism!

Man suspected of stabbing Sir Salman Rushdie is charged with attempted murderHe is being remanded in custody without bail

Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect charged with attempted murderThe man suspected of attacking author Salman Rushdie is remanded without bail after a court appearance. Do I still need to hate straight white males BBC, help!!! Prophet Muhammad said, “I disown every Muslim who settles among the mushrikeen.” So you have to wonder what the 🅵🆄🅲🅺 are doing in western countries. And a terrorism charge as well?

The man accused of brutally attacking Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder.The man accused of brutally attacking Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder.The man accused of brutally attacking Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted murder.Police have identified the alleged attacker as 24-year-old Hadi Matar from Fairview, New Jersey.

New York state police have named the suspected knifeman as Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey. He was taken into custody following the incident and entered a not guilty plea at a New York court today. He was taken into custody following the incident. Ali Tehfe, mayor of Yaroun in the south of Lebanon, said that the suspect was the son of a man from the town. Ali Tehfe, mayor of Yaroun in the south of Lebanon, said that the suspect was the son of a man from the town. The suspect’s parents emigrated to the United States and he was born and raised there, the mayor added. The suspect’s parents emigrated to the United States and he was born and raised there, the mayor added. Investigators will seek to determine if the alleged attacker had ties or sympathies with Shi’ite extremist groups like Hezbollah.

The Lebanese organisation, which has links to terrorist groups, told Reuters it had no involvement or contact with the suspect. The Lebanese organisation, which has links to terrorist groups, told Reuters it had no involvement or contact with the suspect. The Lebanese organisation, which has links to terrorist groups, told Reuters it had no involvement or contact with the suspect. Sir Salman was about to deliver a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution , in Chautauqua some 65 miles south-west of Buffalo, when the incident occurred. Hadi Matar is said to have obtained a pass to attend the literary festival where the attack happened The FBI raided the alleged knifeman’s home last night (Picture: Anadolu) The British writer was born in India and is widely considered one of the best author’s of his generation (Picture: AFP) Andrew Wylie, his book agent, said in a written statement: ‘The news is not good. The 75-year-old writer is on a ventilator in hospital with severed nerves in his arm, a damaged liver and a badly injured eye he is expected to lose. ‘Salman will likely lose one eye; the nerves in his arm were severed; and his liver was stabbed and damaged. He has required police protection since 1989 when the Iranian ayatollah issued a fatwa instructing his followers to kill him after the release of his novel The Satanic Verses.’ He has required police protection since 1989 when the Iranian ayatollah issued a fatwa instructing his followers to kill him after the release of his novel The Satanic Verses. This is a breaking news story, more to follow soon… Check back shortly for further updates.

Prime minister Boris Johnson said he was ‘appalled that Sir Salman Rushdie has been stabbed while exercising a right we should never cease to defend’. He added: ‘Right now my thoughts are with his loved ones. We are all hoping he is okay.’ Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer said: ‘Salman Rushdie has long embodied the struggle for liberty and freedom against those who seek to destroy them. ‘This cowardly attack on him yesterday is an attack on those values.

The whole Labour Party is praying for his full recovery.’ Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at .