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JK Rowling working with police over death threat after voicing support for Salman Rushdie

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JK Rowling says she is "very sick" after hearing of the death of Salman Rushdie. The author was stabbed in the head during a lecture in New York on Friday. Police say they are investigating the incident and have received a number of complaints. The incident is the latest in a series of high-profile deaths in recent years.
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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You are next: 'Harry Potter' author JK Rowling gets death threat, after attack on Salman Rushdie ►

Reacting to the news of Salman Rushdie being attacked, when author JK Rowling expressed her support for Rushdie, she received a public death threat by an Iran-backing extremist.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC NewsBBC News

Police probe threat to JK Rowling over Salman Rushdie support

Police are investigating an online threat to the Harry Potter author after the attack in the US.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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"You Are Next"-Author JK Rowling Receives Death Threat Over Her Tweet On Salman Rushdie Attack

Author J K Rowling, best known for the fantasy book series ”Harry Potter”, has received a death threat on Twitter after she condemned the attack on fellow British writer Salman Rushdie.

2 months ago·India
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Scotland's police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

LONDON - Scotland's police said on Sunday they are investigating a report of an "online threat" made to the author JK Rowling after she tweeted her condemnation of the stabbing of Salman Rushdie. The Harry Potter creator said she felt "very sick" after hearing the news and hoped the novelist would "be OK". In response, a user said "don't worry you are next" After sharing screenshots

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Police investigate threat to JK Rowling over Salman Rushdie tweet

Officers carrying out inquiries after message to author who voiced support for Rushdie following stabbing

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The HinduThe Hindu

Scotland's police investigate threat made to J.K. Rowling after Rushdie tweet

A spokeswoman for Scotland's police said: "We have received a report of an online threat being made and officers are carrying out enquiries

2 months ago·India
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