Women who fought for Salman Rushdie10 min read . Updated: 21 Feb 2019, 08:34 AM IST
The 30th anniversary of the fatwa on Salman Rushdie is also a milestone of women protesting against fundamentalism
London: Hours before the then supreme leader of the Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, pronounced a fatwa calling for the death of Salman Rushdie, whose novel The Satanic Verses he hadn’t read but which he assumed he wouldn’t like, Rushdie gave one of his last public interviews about the novel to a television documentary, before his enforced disappearance.
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