Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali s a human rights activist and political writer. She is the daughter of the Somali scholar, politician, and revolutionary opposition leader Hirsi Magan Isse. Ms. Ali is the author of Nomad and Infidel.She is a fellow of the American Enterprise Institute and founder of the AHA Foundation, which works to protect the rights of Muslim women.

Publications by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Confronting Israeli Realities with Dutch Ones

In the past few years Ayaan Hirsi Ali has become known worldwide. In 2006, Reader’s Digest gave her the European of the Year award and said she best embodied Europe’s contemporary values. Hirsi Ali was born in Somalia in 1969 and granted asylum in the Netherlands in 1992. She left for the United States in spring 2006 after she had to resign from the Dutch parliament because of a minister’s ruling that she had never obtained the Dutch nationality. Under parliamentary pressure, the minister’s deci Read More »