"His Battle Is Ours": French President's Post After Salman Rushdie Stabbed

"For 33 years, Salman Rushdie has embodied freedom and the fight against obscurantism.... His battle is ours, a universal one", Macron said after author attacked by a 24 year old man at an event in US on Friday.

'His Battle Is Ours': French President's Post After Salman Rushdie Stabbed

French President Emmanuel Macron said his country stood with Salman Rushdie after being stabbed.

Paris:

French President Emmanuel Macron said his country stood with Salman Rushdie Friday as the British author underwent surgery after being stabbed at a literary event in the United States.

"For 33 years, Salman Rushdie has embodied freedom and the fight against obscurantism.... His battle is ours, a universal one. More than ever today, we stand by his side," he said on Twitter.

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