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Isabelle Adjani, Salman Rushdie's supporter in 1989: "When the artist is oppressed, everyone's freedom is threatened"


33 years ago, a fortnight after Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa condemning the British writer to death, the French actress had the

The sequence loops.

Since this Friday August 12 and the serious knife attack against Salman Rushdie during a conference in the United States, a video of Isabelle Adjani reading an extract from the "Satanic Verses" has been viewed several hundred thousand times on the networks. social.

It dates from March 4, 1989. The actress is then on the stage of the Empire theater, in Paris, in the middle of the 14th Cesar ceremony.

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Source: leparis

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