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The New International Holy Alliance and the Struggle to Appropriate and Censor General Cultural Symbols, Proceedings of the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law 435 (1989)


The issue we are addressing today has been precipitated by Salman Rushdie's novel Satanic Verses but it is not about the book itself nor even about the atrocious treatment Rushdie has received. Yet there have been so many misrepresentations of the book and its author, that we must begin with some facts about them.

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