Note that this file contains information with language that may cause distress or offence. Comprises correspondence, press clippings, minutes of the Parliamentary Labour Party Civil Liberties Group [21 Feb 1989], ephemera and associated documents mainly relating to the controversy and protest campaign surrounding Salman Rushdie’s publication “The Satanic Verses”. Includes written exchanges with correspondents such as constituents [eg protest letters for and against Rushdie]; Islamic Defence Council. Relates to issues such as racism; Anti-Semitism; Muslims; Islam; censorship; demonstrations; religion; bigotry; freedom of speech; Iran; blasphemy laws; Muslim schools; education. Documents Bernie Grant’s personal stance taken against the publication of “The Satanic Verses”.