Taslima Nasreen

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a feminist, author and poet.

POLITICS

 |   10-minute read

Taslima Nasreen writes to Sheikh Hasina: Why do you weep for Rohingyas, but not for me?

You have banished me from Bangladesh, have no sympathy for assassinated atheist bloggers, yet you have opened the doors for the foreign refugees.

VOICES

 |   10-minute read

Taslima Nasreen: What my Ajanta-Ellora experience taught me

Faced with restrictions and living in exile, acclaimed author of Lajja asks if she has no country, no land to call her own.

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

Truth is, Islam isn't compatible with democracy

[Book extract] Without allowing criticism of Islam, it will be difficult for Muslim countries to separate the State and religion.

POLITICS

 |   2-minute read

Why I blame Sheikh Hasina for Niloy Neel's death

The Bangladesh government has done nothing to save these important and urgent voices of reason.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Taslima Nasreen on eating beef and Pakistan's role in Nepal earthquake

It's only when disaster strikes that we humans are reminded of our frailties.

LIFE

 |   4-minute read

What if men had menstrual cycles?

Men would have celebrated their stains and exhibited with considerable pride the sanitary pads that bore the signs of their power.