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Taslima stays away from programme after prohibitory orders [India]:
Midnapore (WB), Apr 30: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen today did not attend a poetry recitation programme here after the administration slapped prohibitory orders around the venue in the town apprehending breach of peace.

Police said the prohibitory orders were imposed after a Muslim organisation, which dubbed Taslima as "anti-Islam and an enemy of mankind", objected to her presence.

From her biography:
they demanded her execution by hanging:
According to Taslima, the religious scriptures are out of time, out of place. Instead of religious laws, she maintains, what is needed is a uniform civil code that accords women equality and justice. Her views caused fourteen different political and non-political religious organizations to unite for the first time, starting violent demonstrations, calling general strikes, blocking government offices, and demanding her immediate execution by hanging.
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