"Since Husain has left the country, the government doesn't face the same pressures as in the Taslima Nasreen case."
- Arundhati Roy, Writer
"His penchant for the limelight has made Husain a target. But what's the State waiting for? Someone to kill him?"
- Krishen Khanna, Painter
"Whereas we could appeal to the executive for Taslima, Husain's case is with the judiciary, making it difficult to act."
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