‘Satanic Verses’ Of Sam Omatseye

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 1,871 total views Between 1988 and 1989, one of the most momentous events in the history of literature, took place. The publication in the United Kingdom of “Satanic Verses”, a novel by the Indian born British author, Salman Rushdie, almost set the world on fire. A significant number of Muslims across the world had accused Salman Rushdie of blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad in his book. This set off a chain of reactions and demonstrations leading to Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran issuing a worldwide fatwa for the killing of Rushdie anywhere he…

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