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"The novelist @Hanifkureishi has said that 'nobody would have the balls' to write The Satanic Verses today. More precisely, nobody would publish it... the ayatollahs have trained them well." https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/08/salman-rushdie-fatwa-attack/671139/ @gcaw in @TheAtlantic #SalmanRushdie #Freedom #FreeExpression