I can't get too excited about this.
Muslims burned the flag of St George and called for the Queen to 'Go to Hell' in a furious rally held in London over Salman Rushdie's knighthood. Angry Muslim extremists rallying at Regents Park Mosque said that anger over the award could match the fierce reaction to publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in Denmark in 2006. Organisers of a protest outside the mosque claimed several hundred demonstrators were denouncing the decision to reward Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" led to a death threat from Iran in 1989.
Apparently 24 protesters constitute a furious mob. For once I think the BBC are right not to cover it.
I liked the caption on the picture though :
"The Rushdie row shows no signs of abating as the bounty on his head continues to rise"
I know he's short, but the bounty's not actually on his head. And that's quite a scar on her right arm. Not bionic is she ?
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