Iranian Mullah Says 25 Year Old Death Fatwa Against Salman Rushdie "As Fresh As Ever"
February 16, 2014
Iranian mullah revives death fatwa against Salman Rushdie over Satanic Verses 25 years after it was issued
Senior cleric Ahmad Khatami told Tehran Friday prayer fatwa 'fresh as ever'
Marked 25th anniversary of ruling offering $3.3m to Rushdie's killer
Author now often seen in public after coming out of police-guarded hiding
The Iranian clergy has revived Salman Rushdie's death fatwa 25 years after it was issued over his 'blasphemous' Satanic Verses.
On February 14, 1989, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini called on all Muslims to murder the award-winning author and anyone involved in the publication of his work.
This Friday, senior cleric Ahmad Khatami reminded worshippers at the Tehran Friday prayer that the 'historical fatwa' is 'as fresh as ever'...