Newspapers in Iran Praise Rushdie’s Attacker

As much of the world reacted with horror to the stabbing of novelist Salman Rushdie, hardline Iranian newspapers and ordinary Iranians celebrated the attack on the author who has lived under death threats since 1989.

“Satan on the path to hell,” the conservative newspaper Khorasan blared above a picture of Rushdie on a stretcher.

“A thousand bravos … to the brave a …

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