By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

US lists Iranian 15 Khordad Foundation over bounty on Salman Rushdie

On 28 October 2022, OFAC designated Iranian 15 Khordad Foundation, which maintains a bounty on author Salman Rushdie in support of the fatwa calling for his execution issued by former Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1989. This bounty was increased to a total of $3.3 million in 2012. 15 Khordad Foundation has been listed pursuant to Executive Order 13224 …

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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