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regarding Salmon Rushdie article from Jun

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone

Submitted by james kahn (United States), Oct 15, 2007 at 14:38

melanie phillips has written about this in "Londonistan".

It seems to me the correct behavior is clear. What is the penalty for calling for the murder of someone? Probably varies from state to state, but this should be a crime. Rushdie's case should be a more serious crime, because it's a hate crime.

anyone who repeats the fatwa should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

that's what all nations should do, and efforts should also be made to limit trade with nations that do not do this, and with nations that trade with nations that don't do this.


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