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The ayatollah’s fatwa on Salman Rushdie, 25 years old and just as evil

Salman Rushdie

ON FEBRUARY 14, 1989, precisely twenty-five years ago, Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called upon “all brave Muslims of the world” to murder the apostate Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses, a novel condemned as blasphemous. Less noted was the breadth of the fatwa, which included:

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