Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and founder of the AHA Foundation. She served as a member of the Dutch Parliament from 2003 to 2006.
She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up...
Author, ex-politician and feminist critic of Islam Ayaan Hirsi Ali has waded into the burqa debate sparked by Pauline Hanson's Senate stunt.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about President Trump, how her views on Islam have changed, the challenge of DAWA, and much more.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about her background, life, Islamic women’s rights, and the issues she is currently working on.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her foundation and how they help women, children, and the most vulnerable members of society.
Islamic anti-Semitism is of a “scale and scope” that most people in the West do not understand and is therefore all the more insidious, the controversial critic of the Muslim religion, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, told a capacity audience at the Jewish Public Library (JPL) in Montreal on May 13.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali's testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Hirsi Ali hits back at group of Muslim women and tells Triple J’s Hack program that Islamophobia is a ‘manufactured’ term.
Hirsi Ali: The 'Heretic' Who Says Muslims Need To Re-Think Sex, Money, And Violence... And The Concept Of Time
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one of the most forceful and provocative feminist critics challenging Islam today. She is also in hiding. Andy Martin meets her in an undisclosed location and finds a woman on a mission, a woman who found the power to say No and the freedom it gave her.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali may not have made it to Australia as planned this week, but the outspoken critic of radical Islamists still managed to spark plenty of debate.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the problems with Islam and examines the atrocities in Syria. Ali discusses the problems with the proxy war between the Sunnis and Shias and that the world must step in and do something. Ali asks us to notice the perpetual carnage, the oppression of women, the intolerance, and the moral bankruptcy wherever the Muslims rule.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Little Girls Are Being Mutilated And Sacrificed At The Altar Of Identity Politics In America
Wednesday night activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali made an appearance on Fox News to discuss the horrific case of a Detroit doctor performing illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) on girls as young as six-years-old. Ali was a victim of the practice as a girl in Somalia and has dedicated her life to reforming Islam, specifically in the area of women's rights.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali wants the United States to do more to fight radical Islam. Ali says, “Radical Islamists in the United States are taking advantage of the freedoms we have and the free institutions to isolate Muslim Americans and inculcate into their heads to reject American values and promoting this idea of hatred. Unless we understand that, we won’t be able eradicate the idea of ISIS anywhere.”
Last week, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. During the hearing, they weren’t asked any questions about political Islam by the Democratic women on the panel — an experience they argue is emblematic of a troubling trend among progressives to overlook the brutal reality of Islamist extremism.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali's upcoming speaking tour to Australia is not the first time she has visited the country, but it's the first time there has been significant public opposition, as a group of high-profile Australian Muslim women have launched a petition against the outspoken Dutch-American activist, claiming she "does not speak for us."
If there was ever any doubt the Somali-born, Dutch-American anti-Islam activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali has become a global brand, the hype around her speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand next week settles the question. Her handsome face adorns trams, her upcoming Melbourne appearance at Festival Hall billed as a "show". She is dubbed the "Hero of Heresy".
Controversial anti-Islam activist and former Dutch politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali says authorities need to more effectively "assimilate" Muslim migrants in Australia and prevent Islamists and would-be extremists from arriving.
Political Islam, focused on establishing an unfree society ruled by strict sharia law, is “fundamentally incompatible” with the U.S. Constitution and the overall “foundation of the American way of life,” declared Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an expert at the Hoover Institution think tank, during a Senate panel hearing.
'Don't Let Muslim Prisoners Form Militias': Ayaan Hirsi Ali Urges NSW Government To Ban Islamic Imams From Australia's First Terror Jail
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali notes that allowing Muslim imams inside prisons will further radicalize the prsioners and turn them from just being prisoners who committed terrorist acts to militias that can train and remain inspired in these prisons.
A prominent anti-radical Islam campaigner has called for all Muslim schools in Sydney to be shut down.
The author condemns radical Islam – and accuses liberals and the left of helping it flourish. Her critics say her views are simplistic and straight out of the One Nation playbook.