Iran condemns Rushdie knighthood

June 18, 2007 at 2:50 am Leave a comment

Iran has criticised the British government for its decision to give a knighthood to author Salman Rushdie.

His book The Satanic Verses offended Muslims worldwide and led to Iran issuing a fatwa in 1989, ordering Sir Salman’s execution.

Channel: Politics Tags: Iran Salman Rushdie

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  • Chinapost.com.tw
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  • Eveningecho.ie
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