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Salman Rushdie – latest: author taken off ventilator and talking until Hadi Matar pleads guilty to assassination attempt murder

Writer Salman Rushdie attacked on scene in New York

Sir Salman Rushdie’s agent confirmed he was kidnapped. off ventilator and talks like a defendant of stabbed him pleaded not guilty on Saturday for fees of attempt murder and assault.

Lawyer for Hadi Matar, 24, entered plea on on his behalf during a formal hearing in court in western New York.

Matar appeared in court wearing a black and white jumpsuit and white face mask, with his hands are in handcuffs in front of his.

The judge ordered him to be held without bail after District Attorney Jason Schmidt told her Matar took steps put yourself on purpose in an opportunity to harm Sir Salman by getting an advance pass to event where the author spoke and arrived a day early with fake ID.

“It was a deliberate, unprovoked, pre-planned attack on Mr. Rushdie, said Mr. Schmidt.

Sir Salman was seriously injured and in hospital on hooked up to a ventilator and could lose an eye, his agent said.


matar facing 32 years in jail

Hadi Matar facing up up to 32 years in jail if he found guilty of try murder Sir Salman, said the judge.

Matar pleaded not guilty in court on Saturday.

Jason Schmidt, District Attorney for Chatoqua County, denied Matar bail. He should appear in court again on Friday.


The second speaker was injured in attack

BUT second The speaker was injured during Friday’s speech attack on Sir Salman.

Ralph Henry Reese, 73, received a minor head injury.

He was taken to the hospital in ambulance and then released with face care injury.


The judge spoke about the terrible injuries

The referee spoke in detail about the injuries that Sir Salman received. on Friday night when he received several stab wounds.

Got three stab wounds on the right side of front of his neck, four stab wounds to the stomach, a stab wound to the right eye and chest, and a laceration on his right thigh, according to the county’s attorney, Chatoqua County District Attorney Jason Schmidt.

He had surgery after attack and was taken off fan.


Watch: Moments Salman Rushdie attacker detained by spectators seconds after stabbing author

Spectators fight with a knife seconds after he stabbed Sir Salman Rushdie. on scene in New York, new footage was shown.

Captured in the clip on On August 12, screams from the public are heard at the Chatoqua Institute as dozens of people apprehend the assailant, identified as a 24-year-old.year-old Hadi Matar of New Jersey.

Several witnesses rush on scene and seems to be pulling an attacker off satanic verses the author before knocking him to the ground, while the others quickly surround Mr. Rushdie and begin giving him with medical attention.


J.K. Rowling says “Police intervened” after receiving death threat after Salman Rushdie tweet

J.K. Rowling told her fans that the police are involved after a tweet about Salman Rushdie caused death the threat on Twitter.

Controversial Harry Potter the author expressed his condolences for Rushdie after being stabbed to death on stage on Friday at Literary event in New York.

Shortly after posting the post, Rowling shared the image. of a reply she received a letter that read: “Don’t worry, you next”.

The author originally noted in Twitter support Account, writing: “Any chance of a little support?

She later gave fans en update and thanked them for their messages writing: “To all who send messages of support: thank you. Police involved (were already involved on other threats).

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Salman Rushdie is off on a ventilator and able to speak, the agent confirms

Salman Rushdie was taken away off fan and was able to speak on On Saturday, his agent confirmed.

satanic verses novelist remains hospitalized with serious injuries, but fellow author Aatish Taseer said in recently deleted tweet on Saturday night when he was”off ventilator and talk (and jokes).”

Rushdie’s agent Andrew Wylie made the announcement. information without providing further details.


The suspect was a “loner” who did a lot of fitness

Hadi Matar, who was accused with attempt murder of Salman Rushdie – “loner” who focused on lose weight according to one of his neighbors.

They said Time: “We talked about work out as well as fitness and food is wanted to lose weight because he was a bit overweight. As soon as he started working out he lost a lot of weight.

“We used to go boxing together, but we didn’t spar, we jumped, hit the bag, nothing hard.

“I’d say he was a loner and I didn’t see him with friends, and I don’t think he interacted much. you could tell from how he was.”


suspect former step-father cried over news of attack

AT former step-father of Hadi Matar cried when he found out that 24-year- the old one was under investigation for in attack on Salman Rushdie.

Fuad Komaya announced this in New Jersey. Time: “Hadi? Not! Hadi? Hadi? Hadi very good boy, he is smart, he has good heart. He won’t hurt anyone.”


Pictured: Suspect Hadi Matar appears in court






Rushdie began to believe that “life is normal.” again’ before attack

Salman Rushdie thought his life was “very normal”. again” just a week before he was attacked on scene in New York.

The author told a German journalist news magazine stern what would he be in a lot of more danger if social media was there when he wrote The Satanic Verses.

He said, “Fatwa is a serious matter. Luckily we didn’t have internet back then. The Iranians had to fax fatwas to mosques. It’s all a long time ago. Currently my life is very normal again”.

He said he’s not afraid anymore of “religious fanaticism”. “The biggest danger facing us right now that we are losing our democracy,” he said.

“After the Supreme Court ruling on abortion, I seriously concerned that the US won’t succeed. What problems irreparable and the country will fall apart. Today’s greatest danger facing us it’s kind of cryptofascism we see in America and other countries.”

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
Tyler is working as the Author at World Weekly News. He has a love for writing and have been writing for a few years now as a free-lancer.

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