Taslima Nasreen being cared for in Swedish clinicMarch 22nd, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
By Alfred de Tavares
Stockholm, March 22 (IANS) Taslima Nasreen, the controversial writer from Bangladesh, is being cared for in a Swedish clinic since her highly hush-hush arrival in this country from India last Wednesday, and evidently plans to stay there for some time. Nasreen is being held virtually incommunicado by the Swedish authorities, under the care of the Swedish Pen Club, which has been her protector ever since her troubles with the Islamic authorities in Bangladesh first drove her to Sweden in the early 1990s.
Maria Modig, vice chairperson of the Svenska Pen (Swedish Pen Club) and chairperson of their internationally powerful F