August 18, 2007

Taslima Drama in India Update

Taslima Nasrin receives another death threat fatwa.

Associated Press Pakistan reports:
Majidulla Khan Farhad of Hyderabad-based Majlis Bachao Tehriq while addressing a rally at Tipu Sultan mosque in Kolkata after Juma prayers as saying Taslima has defamed Islam and announced “unlimited financial reward” to anybody who would kill her.
Reuters reports:
While one prominent cleric said Nasreen had a month to leave, another said she had 15 days. Anyone who killed her would get a cash reward of 100,000 rupees ($2,400), they said.

"Anyone who executes the warrant will also be given additional rewards," said Nurur Rehman Barkati, a cleric of one of the biggest mosques in Kolkata.
Incidentally the Indian Government had recently extended her Visa for another six months.

Well it seems there are no shortage of retarded people for whom violence is the only solution against all problems.

More on the recent attack on Taslima Nasrin:

* Bangla Blogs: Its all about Taslima

* Beshi Lajja

* Theatre of the Absurd: The Attack on Taslima Nasreen


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