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The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.

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The hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Khomeini against Salman Rushdie.

    10. Postscript

    10. Postscript

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    • 17 min
    9. I've Got a Problem Here

    9. I've Got a Problem Here

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    • 15 min
    8. The Dentist

    8. The Dentist

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    • 15 min
    7. The Mullah Boys

    7. The Mullah Boys

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    • 14 min
    6. Are You With Us?

    6. Are You With Us?

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    • 14 min
    5. What’s a Fatwa?

    5. What’s a Fatwa?

    Fatwa is a ten-part series telling the hidden story of the 1989 fatwa issued against Salman Rushdie - the forces which led to the death sentence and the consequences for all of us. The series covers a 20-year period from 1979 to 1999 and explores race relations in Britain, identity, free speech and the connection between the fatwa and contemporary violent jihad.

    Producer: Chloe Hadjimatheou
    Presenters: Chloe Hadjimatheou and Mobeen Azhar
    Editor: Richard Knight

    This episode includes a clip of Salman Rushdie speaking to Channel 4 in 1993.

    • 16 min

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