* Congratulations to the Danes, who have embarrassed the Netherlands and risked the rage of the ‘tiny minority of extremists’ worldwide by stepping up and offering to give refuge to Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Brian Mikkelsen, the Danish culture minister, has indicated the government would be willing to allow outspoken Dutch-Somali author Ayaan Hirsi Ali to live in Denmark under its protection from fanatical Muslims seeking to kill her.
Over the weekend Mikkelsen sent out a request to the country’s municipalities to invite the threatened author and filmmaker to live here. The move is supported by a recent parliament proposal to establish several ‘free cities’ for persecuted writers, a programme to be created with the support of the International City of Refuge Network.
‘Ayaan Hirsi Ali will be number one on the list of authors we should invite to Denmark,’ Mikkelsen announced on Sunday. ‘She has fought for the freedom of expression and has personally received threats on her life.’
Thanks to WoJ reader ‘atheist’ we have her latest video’s right here:
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) – A U.S. think-tank said Tuesday funds have been established in the United States and the Netherlands to help pay protection costs for Dutch author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the target of death threats as a result of her criticism of radical Islam.
Earlier this month, the Dutch government said it would no longer foot an annual bill of roughly Â¤2 million (US$3 million) for Hirsi Ali while she lives in the United States…
Ayaan Ali Hirsi Interview and transcript here:
‘The Trouble Is the West’
Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Islam, immigration, civil liberties, and the fate of the West.
The Canadian Islamic Congress is urging Canadian women â€“ both Muslim and non-Muslim â€“ to don a pink hijab on Oct. 26, in support of breast cancer research.
The goal, says vice-president Wahida Valiante is to build bridges and show breast cancer doesn’t discriminate.