Kenan Malik: Pandaemonium: hullabaloo over the satanic verses

Garry Clarkson (Photographer), Keenan Malik, Gita Sahgal (Producer)

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Photograph to contextualise a coda to Keenan Malik's essay on the changing landscape of free speech in the 25 years since the fatwa on Salman Rushdie. A review of the film ‘Hullabaloo over Satanic Verses’, a Channel 4 documentary first broadcast in 1989 on the night of the fatwa. It was made by the writer and documentary film maker Gita Sahgal, one of the great stalwarths of the struggle against racism and for free speech and women’s rights.

The photo of the Bradford burning of The Satanic Verses by Garry Clarkson. © Garry Clarkson.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2014


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