Salman Rushdie: latest updates
Author Salman Rushdie's controversial video address to the Jaipur Literary Festival in India was canceled Tuesday.
Author Salman Rushdie's controversial video address to the Jaipur Literary Festival in India was cancelled Tuesday.
- Rushdie was disappointed for not being able to speak to his audience at the Jaipur Literary festival. He tweeted:
Rushdie spoke to an Indian television station earlier Tuesday. You can watch that here.
- Many well-known Indian authors come to the Jaipur Literary Festival.
- Many commentators, authors and politicians have weighed in on the debate.
- Shabhaa De is an Indian author, she tweeted:
- The Washington Post covered the story. Read more:
- Veteran BBC India correspondent and author's views on the Rushdie controversy:
- The New York Times reported:
- In 1998, Rushdie wrote to the then Prime Minister of India. He wrote an open letter in the New York Times:
- What's the controversy all about? The LA Times published this blog a few days ago.
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