Saturday, February 20, 2016

Iran’s state media 'Collection' raises $600.000 new bounty on head of British author Salman Rushdie.


Iran’s state media 'Collection' raises $600.000 new bounty on head of British author Salman Rushdie. (NCRI).

NCRI - The Iranian regime’s state media have reported that 40 state-run media outlets have jointly offered a new $600,000 bounty for the head of British author Salman Rushdie. The announcement was made to coincide with the anniversary of the fatwa issued by Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.

Mansour Amini, the head of the Saraj Cyberspace Organization and the Secretary of the Third Exhibition of Islamic Revolution’s Digital Medias announced on February 17 the names of the outlets that contributed money to the fund.

The state-run Fars News Agency, which is closely affiliated to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), was among the largest contributors. Amini said that Fars has devoted one billion Rials, or nearly $30,000. Read the full story here.

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