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Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

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Chautauqua Institution, a haven in the west of the state, was not the kind of place where people worried about their safety. Members of the audience said there were no bag checks, metal detectors or other security to enter the event. Rushdie, a defiant critic of religion and of leaders who use religion for political gains, had often bristled at security.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

By Sharon Bernstein and Andrew Hay - Before Salman Rushdie arrived on Friday, the bucolic New York retreat where the author was due to speak had arranged for a law enforcement presence at his lecture, mindful that the security might be needed for a man who faced death threats. Chautauqua Institution, a haven in the west of the state where writers and artists gather each summer, was not

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala LumpurThe Star Kuala Lumpur

Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

(Reuters) - Before Salman Rushdie arrived on Friday, the bucolic New York retreat where the author was due to speak had arranged for a law enforcement presence at his lecture, mindful that the security might be needed for a man who faced death threats.

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Indian ExpressIndian Express

Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

Rushdie, a defiant critic of religion and of leaders who use religion for political gains, had often bristled at security, despite knowing he was at risk of attacks from fundamentalists and passionate supporters of those politicians.

2 months ago·India
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Channel News AsiaChannel News Asia

Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

Before Salman Rushdie arrived on Friday (Aug 12), the bucolic New York retreat where the author was due to speak had arranged for a law enforcement presence at his lecture, mindful that the security might be needed for a man who faced death threats. Chautauqua Institution, a haven in the west of the state

2 months ago·Singapore
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National PostNational Post

Stabbing of Rushdie thrusts a tranquil literary retreat into mayhem

Before Salman Rushdie arrived on Friday, the bucolic New York retreat where the author was due to speak had arranged for a law enforcement presence at his lecture, mindful that the security might be needed for a man who faced death threats. Read More

2 months ago·Canada
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