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Fatwas: Fatw , Salman Rushdie, Terrence McNally, Amman Message, Tobacco Fatwa, Palestinian Land Laws, Miss Malaysia, List of F

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Published August 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781156466490
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28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Fatw, Salman Rushdie, Terrence McNally, Amman Message, Tobacco fatwa, Palestinian land laws, MissMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Fatw, Salman Rushdie, Terrence McNally, Amman Message, Tobacco fatwa, Palestinian land laws, Miss Malaysia, List of fatwas, Rada, European Council for Fatwa and Research, Imrana rape case, Isioma Daniel, Nilofar Bakhtiar, Fatwa on Terrorism, Usuli, Rachid Boudjedra, Sunni fatwas on Shias, Fataw of Osama bin Laden, Ulil Abshar Abdalla, Hitoshi Igarashi, World Islamic Front, Ahmad Ghabel, Abdul-Rahman al-Barrak, Al-Azhar Shia Fatwa, Rafiq Ta, Ali Dilem, A Great Compilation of Fatwa, Ettore Capriolo, Fatawa Azizi. Excerpt: Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (, Kashmiri: born 19 June 1947) is an Indian-British novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnights Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. His style is often classified as magical realism mixed with historical fiction, and a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western worlds. His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the centre of a major controversy, drawing protests from Muslims in several countries. Some of the protests were violent, in which death threats were issued to Rushdie, including a fatw against him by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, on February 14, 1989. He was appointed a Knight Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II for services to literature in June 2007. He holds the rank Commandeur in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France. He began a five-year term as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emory University in 2007. In May 2008 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2008, The Times ranked Rushdie thirteenth on their list of The 50 greatest British writers since 1945. His latest novel is Luka and the Fire of Life, published in November 2010. In 2010, h...