Country Report Bangladesh January 1996 Main report

Political scene: The Nasreen trial is adjourned again

The trial of Taslima Nasreen, the feminist writer accused of offending the feelings of Muslims (4th quarter 1995), has been adjourned for the second time on the application of government lawyers to the Supreme Court. Ms Nasreen is living in exile after fleeing the country in August 1994 after threats to her life were made.

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