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Photo Gallery: Under a Fatwa

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Salman Rushdie on Life Under a Fatwa 'I Insist on the Right to Freedom of Expression'

For over a decade, author Salman Rushdie had to live in hiding from Muslim extremists intent on assassinating him in accordance with an Iranian fatwa. SPIEGEL spoke with Rushdie about the trying experience and why he has now chosen to write about it in his new memoir.
Interview conducted by Philipp Oehmke