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 On Friday, over lunch, I heard the news that Salman Rushdie would not be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival. His visit had been in doubt for some time. Initially, we had been scheduled to have a conversation on stage that afternoon, but since Maulana Abul Qasim Nomani, the head of the

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International PEN have sent a formal letter to PM Manmohan Singh, raising their concerns about the government's failure to support Salman Rushdie, Taslima Nasreen and the Jaipur protest writers, and calling on them to reaffirm their commitment to freedom of expression.

 

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