Attack on Salman Rushdie a strike on freedom of expression, Canada’s Trudeau says

Aug 13 (Reuters) — Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday that the attack on author Salman Rushdie is a strike on the freedom of expression.

«No one should be threatened or harmed on the basis of what they have written. I’m wishing him a speedy recovery,» Trudeau said in a tweet.

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Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru

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