Taslima Nasrin

b. August 25, 1962 in Mymensingh, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)

Muminunnisa College, attended 1976-1978

Mymensingh Medical College, received MBBS, 1984

later moved to Dhaka

in the late 1980's came to prominence as a poet, columnist, journalist and novelist

persecuted by militant Islam for her writings, bounties placed on her head, and a fatwa declared on her

in exile in Stockholm, Sweden since 1994

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