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Death Threat Prevents Salman Rushdie From Attending Largest Literary Festival In India

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It's too bad that some parts of the world don't believe in free speech.

Salman Rushdie, an India-born writer, was scheduled to appear at the country's largest literary festival, but canceled his appearance after receiving death threats that stem from his 1988 novel The Satanic Verses.

Some Muslims are still not over the book that sparked violent protests shortly after its release and earned the British citizen a death sentence

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