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Gynecologist training but above writer, Taslima Nasreen was exiled from Bangladesh in 1994. After publishing Lajja (“Shame”), in which she described the novel the life of a Hindu family persecuted in Bangladesh, 90% Muslim , extremists had accused of blasphemy. The writer had then fled for ten years in Europe and the United States before settling in India, where she obtained a temporary resident status in 2004. Alas, it feels not safe either . She said Wednesday, June 3 she had left the country to return to the United States.
Novelist feared for his life. “Ai was threatened by Islamists who killed bloggers atheists in Bangladesh. Worried, “she wrote on Twitter. She explains asking appointment to the Indian Interior Minister following threats she had received, but he would not respond. The Bangladeshi wanted India to grant him a permanent residence permit. “Be back when I feel safe,” she says. A decision occurs shortly after the murder of blogger Bijoy Das Bangladesh Ananta, who had the praises of the writer.
Death Das, who was killed with a machete, was the third killing of this kind since February in Bangladesh, a country which for years experiencing a resurgence of violence due to religious extremists. Islamist radicals are also suspected of again recorded three recent murders. Since 2013, at least five bloggers were attacked by Islamists. Upstream, the extremist group Hefazat-e-Islam had called to kill the atheists organizing demonstrations against the rise of radical Islam in the country.