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Knighthood – the title of ‘Sir’

June 29, 2007


Salman Rushdie, the controversial author, had been knighted earlier this month. This decision had incited protests in some parts of Muslim world but the judges of the Man Booker International Prize have condemned this attack. They have said that the “appalling reaction” has threatened “the principle of freedom of expression as a basic tenet of justice”. The concept of knighthood goes […]