Prize Money for Rushdie’s head increased

Salman-Rushdie-IranIranian media outlets add £430,000 to bounty on Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie’s head. Death fatwa was issued in 1989 over Salman Rushdie’s blasphemous  Satanic Verses Reward of £1.9million was initially offered to anyone who killed the author Forty media outlets this month added a total of £430,000 to the amount On February 14, 1989, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the county’s Islamic revolution, called on all Muslims to murder the author and anyone involved in the publication of his work.

Iranian hardliners say Khomeini’s decree is irrevocable and eternal after his death The religious ruling forced the award-winning writer into hiding, and Britain’s ties with the Islamic republic were severely damaged.

Medaram Jathara

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