Suspect in Salman Rushdie attack charged with attempted second degree murder

8/13/2022 6:09:00 PM

The suspect in the stabbing attack on Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted second degree murder, US officials have said.

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The suspect in the stabbing attack on Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted second degree murder, US officials have said.

The assault on Friday left the 75-year-old author gravely injured.He, his agent, Andrew Wylie, has said.He also suffered severed nerves in an arm and damage to his liver.

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Here's a clue for you, Comcast: The motive was the 'Religion Of Peace'. Yet again. You're welcome. Motive unknown for attempted murder of world-renowned novelist with 30 year fatwa against him. Motive unknown ... OK. Looks like the FBI missed this extremist while they were focusing on parents complaining about school curriculum 😒 Muslimextremists

of course... nothing to do with Islam silly everyone Seriously 😮😮😮….motive unknown. Is this a parody account now. Could you give us a clue please? Climate change!? The motive has been known since 1989 what are you on about? The motive is WELL known stop it I think we all know what the motive was 🙄

Sir Salman Rushdie: Satanic Verses author stabbed in neck and abdomen at event in New YorkAuthor Sir Salman Rushdie has been stabbed at least once in the neck and once in the abdomen while on stage at an event in New York state Meanwhile Biden administration can’t wait to sign the deal with Iranian government and we all know whose behind these attacks in us against us citizens Should the UK adopt the 2nd amendment to prevent this type of violence Stop importing 7th Century savages

'The motive not known!' You will be questioning this of course! 'No' I hear you say? 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

Sir Salman Rushdie: A life spent fighting free speech - attacked at a bastion of free speechThe icon of expression might have hoped he would find support and sanctuary at the Chautauqua Institution, which describes itself as 'a community of artists, educators, thinkers, faith leaders and friends dedicated to exploring the best in humanity'. Glad you removed the controversial part knight of the realm, no security Headline makes no sense

Newspaper headlines: Sir Salman stabbed and drought 'will shrink crops'The attack on author Salman Rushdie in New York and fears that a lack of water will harm UK harvests lead the papers. You HOPE 'the drought ends in autumn'. (you can get dry autumn/winters too) This years harvest barely made it because we used bore-hole aquifers. They will need to be replenished if you want to rely on it next year. Why do I get the impression the BBC is cracking out the Champagne over this attack by one of its religious masters. The genuine opponents are multiplying in both numbers and ideologies while you continue to make up foes that don't exist in Russia. The demographics will be different when you wake up, and the change will be permanent.

Sir Salman Rushdie: Satanic Verses author may lose eye and is on ventilator after he was stabbed, says agentThe Indian-born British author was being introduced to the audience ahead of giving a lecture in New York state, when a man stormed the stage. 👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌👌 Weldon KHAS Kam JAHAN PAK raskle Shaitan 🚫🚫🚫👹👹👹👹👹👹👊👌👌👌👌👌 Go to he'll Maloon Rushdi

Sir Salman Rushdie: Satanic Verses author is on a ventilator and may lose eye after he was stabbed on stage, says agentThe Indian-born British author was being introduced to the audience ahead of giving a lecture in New York state, when a man stormed the stage. Violence towards writers, as w/ any artist shouldn’t not be tolerated! I anticipate reading about this community’s REBUKE of violence towards artists. We can agree that artists transcend notions of violence b/c they produce ART, in this case LITERATURE. He signed his fate 34 years ago. Like they saying goes “play with fire and you will get burned” 😭😭😭

Police have identified the alleged attacker as 24-year-old Hadi Matar from Fairview, New Jersey.The author was seen being tended to by police.Forced into hiding Its leader the Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa, or death sentence, demanding Rushdie's killing.About sharing Image caption, Many of the papers lead with the onstage stabbing in New York of author Sir Salman Rushdie, who since a 1989 fatwa issued by the then-Iranian leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, has been subject to death threats over his novel The Satanic Verses.

The assault on Friday left the 75-year-old author gravely injured. He , his agent, Andrew Wylie, has said. Pic: AP Another witness Julia Mineeva Braun told Sky News that as Sir Salman was being introduced"all of a sudden from the left-hand side of the stage a short man, (dressed) all in black, ran out and he approached Mr Rushdie". He also suffered severed nerves in an arm and damage to his liver. Image: Read more: Why is Salman Rushdie so controversial? In 1998 the Iranian government seemed to relent a little, saying it would neither support nor hinder an assassination of Rushdie. Advertisement ..