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  • Country: 
    Norway
    Pakistan
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    09/02/2020
    Summary: 

    When he published The Satanic Verses in 1988, at the age of 41, he regarded it as among the least political of his works. Though he was a lauded figure in literary circles, he was not a celebrity. But in the weeks following the book’s publication, Muslim protests and threats swelled in Britain (Rushie’s home country) and abroad.

  • Country: 
    France
    News Date: 
    10/01/2020
    Summary: 
    • In a country that used to stand for freedom of expression, self-censorship is soaring.

    • "For the past five years, I've been going to the police station every month or so to file a complaint about death threats, not insults, death threats". — Marika Bret, a journalist at Charlie Hebdo today, January 8, 2020.

  • Country: 
    Norway
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    24/11/2019
    Summary: 
    • While one can hardly imagine the Pakistani government responding to Norwegian pressure to stop oppressing Ahmadiyya Muslims, Hindus, women, gays, and so on, Pakistan has not hesitated to complain about developments in Norway that offend its delicate cultural sensibilities.

    • So it was that the representative of a purportedly free country fell all over himself assuring officials of an "Islamic Republic" that, at least when Islam is in the picture, freedom of speech and of assembly in Norway have their limits.

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