When A Fatwa Comes True: tagi06

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN.  (L-r) Maila Tagiyeva, 48, stands in the kitchen as her son, Asiman Tagili, 20, prepares the living room table for desert to celebrate Maila's 48th birthday, the first without her husband, Rafiq Tagi, a journalist who was stabbed to death outside his home several years after an Iranian cleric, Grand Ayatollah Fazil Lankarani, placed a fatwa against him for writings deemed critical of Islam and the Iranian state, on May 3, 2012.

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN. (L-r) Maila Tagiyeva, 48, stands in the kitchen as her son, Asiman Tagili, 20, prepares the living room table for desert to celebrate Maila's 48th birthday, the first without her husband, Rafiq Tagi, a journalist who was stabbed to death outside his home several years after an Iranian cleric, Grand Ayatollah Fazil Lankarani, placed a fatwa against him for writings deemed critical of Islam and the Iranian state, on May 3, 2012.