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Salman Rushdie And A Gong For Saifullah Osama Bin Laden

by | 21st, June 2007

THEY all like a title don’t they. Well, if it makes them feel better about themselves:

ISLAMABAD (AFP) Muslim anger flared Thursday after Britain defended Salman Rushdie’s knighthood, with fresh protests against the novelist and Pakistani clerics bestowing a title on Osama bin Laden in response.

Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Indian Kashmir and Pakistan, while Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, criticised the timing of the honour.

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