US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Salman Rushdie's life
Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned the 15 Khordad Foundation, which issued a multimillion-dollar bounty for the killing of Rushdie. He wrote "The Satanic Verses," which some Muslims consider blasphemous. Rushdie's agent says the author has lost sight in one eye and the use of a hand as he recovers from an attack by a man who rushed the stage at the event in western New York.
U.S. imposes sanctions on 15 Khordad Foundation over Salman Rushdie bounty
The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on the 15 Khordad Foundation for offering a multimillion dollar bounty for the killing of British-American author Salman Rushdie, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Rushdie's life
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is imposing financial penalties on an Iranian-based organization that raised money to target British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was violently attacked in August at a