Ehab Jaber Must be Investigated for Islamic Terrorism


John R. Houk

© April 22,2017

 

 

Ehab Jaber Wanted to go Jihad on Worldview Weekend

 

On the 17th of April I posted about the crazed South Dakota male Muslim (Ehab Jaber) who stalked a Christian Conference entitled Worldview Weekend. Security asked Jaber to leave and he complied. But then the crazy started.

 

Ehab Jaber went into his vehicle a videoed his displeasure about Christians daring him to leave. At the time, he claimed he was streaming it live on his Facebook page. There seems to be some question of the veracity of the livestream. I did find a Facebook embed on PamelaGeller.com. I had uploaded the 1:43 profanity laced tirade on my Youtube channel, but Youtube informed me I violated the part of their TOA which prohibits the post of threatening content. (I wonder how many Muslims and Leftists get a Youtube pass for threatening videos.)

 

The most disturbing part of the story is the police REFUSED to do anything about the numerous guns displayed on video threatening Christians!

 

I have since learned Ehab Jaber has been arrested according to a report from local news station KOTA TV:

 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KOTA TV) – A Sioux Falls man who posted a Facebook video showing him brandishing several guns has been arrested and charged with making a terrorist threat.

 

Ehab Abdulmutta Jaber, 45, was involved in an incident April 9 at an anti-Muslim event in Sioux Falls.

 

Jaber was videotaping the event and was asked to leave. According to a release from the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office, Jaber reportedly was carrying a handgun at the time.

 

After being escorted out of the event Jaber did a Facebook livestream showing he was armed and that people should be afraid. He was wearing a t-shirt that said “I am an American,” “I am Muslim,” ”I open carry … And conceal carry,” and “I am only dangerous if you are stupid.”

 

The FBI determined that Jaber posed no threat and that it is legal to carry concealed weapons in South Dakota.

 

However, Lincoln County State’s Attorney Tom Wollman said he would investigate the incident.

 

If convicted of the terror charge, Jaber could be sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary.

 

This case is being investigated by the Sioux Falls Police Department and being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office and the Lincoln County State’s Attorney.

 

During a search of Jaber’s residence, law enforcement seized firearms as well as methamphetamine.

 
The possession of methamphetamine case is being prosecuted by the Minnehaha County State’s Attorney. (Sioux Falls Muslim man arrested on terror threat charge; KOTATV.com; Posted: 4/21/17 7:00 PM | Updated: 4/21/17 10:58 PM)

 

VIDEO: Ehab Jaber Arrested for Islamic Terrorist Threat

 

Posted by John Houk

Published on Apr 22, 2017

 

Original KOTA TV title: “Sioux Falls Muslim man arrested on terror threat charge”. (http://tinyurl.com/l2mjmy8). I felt it was too politically correct for the actual incident.

KOTA TV posts a portion of the offending gun toting Facebook video less Jaber’s threatening profanity laced audio.

 

So, kudos to the Lincoln County State’s Attorney Tom Wollman. In case the Sioux Falls Police Department drops the ball, I’m still posting the ACT for America rally call below. Also, here is State’s Attorney Tom Wollman’s contact info:

 

Thomas Wollman
Lincoln County
104 N. Main St., Suite 200
Canton, SD 57013-1708
(605) 764-5732
(605) 764-2931 (fax)
twollman@lincolncountysd.org

Lincoln County State’s Attorney Link: http://www.lincolncountysd.org/Page.cfm/Departments/15/State’s-Attorney

 

I came across an ACT for America action alert email drumming support for Americans to contact the South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley to do something about Ehab Jaber’s Islamic terrorist threats.

 

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Demand Immediate Investigation of Ehab Jaber!

 

Sent by ACT for America

Sent 4/21/2017 11:41 AM

 

A South Dakota Muslim named Ehab Jaber, who was escorted out of a Christian conference after using foul language, took to Facebook to issue explicit threats towards innocent civilians, while brandishing firearms and his Koran.

Jaber is clearly not mentally stable enough to carry a firearm, and shows alarming signs of Islamic radicalism.

Call South Dakota AG, Marty Jackley at 605-773-3215 and demand Jaber be investigated thoroughly and promptly!

Jaber is originally from Saudi Arabia.

Perhaps it’s perfectly okay in Riyadh to go around threatening Christians, while holding an AK-47, but here in the United States, we don’t tolerate it.

Contact the South Dakota AG, Marty Jackley at 605-773-3215 ASAP and demand that Jaber be investigated immediately!

Your action on this could save lives.

How many more of these mass shootings by radical Islamists must we endure before we start taking pre-emptive action against such threats?

Of course, leave it to the MSM to turn this potential jihadist into a victim. We’re not having it!

Again, please call South Dakota AG, Marty Jackley 605-773-3215 ASAP.

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Ehab Jaber Must be Investigated for Islamic Terrorism

John R. Houk

© April 22,2017

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Demand Immediate Investigation of Ehab Jaber!

 

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Explaining the Islamic State Phenomenon, Part Three


map showing ISIS's plans for Muslim world domination

Map showing ISIS’s plans for Muslim world domination

 

Col. Neriah continues his brief analysis of the Islamic State with Part Three. Part Three deals with the elements that are inspiring North African Muslims to leave their homelands in droves to fight for the bloodthirsty crazy caliph of the Islamic State.

 

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Explaining the Islamic State Phenomenon, Part Three
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Islamic State chief terrorist

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

 

By Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah,

Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

2016-02-07

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Multiple Motives for North African Jihadists

 

Why are so many North Africans keen to join the Jihadist effort? What stands behind this massive mobilization and readiness of young people to leave everything behind, cut their ties with family, disappear from their milieu without any announcement, smuggle themselves to the Syrian or Iraqi arenas (at great risk from their respective countries and under the constant watch of the security and intelligence agencies that monitor movements to and from the Middle East), and of course ready to sacrifice their lives in Syria, Iraq or in Europe for a cause fought thousands of kilometers away from their native North African country?

 

The explanation may be found in the following:

 

  1. North Africans have always wanted to be close to the “core” of the Middle East, feeling marginalized by historical events taking place in the Arab-Israeli conflict away from their region. North African states sent expeditionary troops to the Middle East after the 1967 Six-Day War to take part in the battle against Israel. Morocco sent two brigades (one was deployed in the Syrian Golan Heights and one in Egypt) while Algeria sent a brigade to Egypt. Those troops were actively engaged in combat during the Yom Kippur 1973 war against Israel and suffered heavy losses.

 

  1. North Africa is the setting for developing jihadist movements partly inspired by the war in Afghanistan and by the Khomeini revolution in Iran. But the unsatisfied needs of young, mostly unemployed people, left behind by the process of modernization and westernization and an unwillingness to accept the reality of power also plays a role. The disintegration of Libya after Qaddafi and the takeover of the country by jihadist militias have served as a contagious example to North African jihadists, meaning that what has been achieved in nearby Libya by jihadists could be repeated in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.

 

  1. The North Africa states have been exposed for a long time to Wahhabi proselytism that is opposed to the “moderate” Sufi Islam practiced in North Africa. Morocco and Tunisia were tolerant to the Wahhabi theological invasion while Algeria chose to fight it by all means. Identification with the Wahhabi ideology is only one step from joining soul mates to fight the “heretics” leading “heretic” regimes. Oddly enough, northern Morocco, which seems to be the area that has drawn the most jihadists to the Islamic State, is a region where strict Salafi sheiks dominate the religious scene and do identify openly with the ideology of the Islamic State and its targets.

 

  1. There is also an economic factor one cannot ignore. Most of the Moroccans who have joined the Islamic State come from the north of the country that has been neglected by former King Hassan II. The northern region of Morocco is hit by severe unemployment and subsequent radicalization. The fact that the Islamic State pays salaries that cannot even be imagined in Morocco is a factor in the enrollment of jihadists by the Islamic State.

 

  1. Finally, one cannot under-estimate the geographic factor: North Africa is very close to southern Europe and the jihadist network existing there, which makes coordination and recruitment easier. Those networks appeared first during the second Iraqi war (2003) when people thought it acceptable to travel to Iraq and join the fight against the “American aggressor.”

 

What Are the Ultimate Objectives of the Islamic State?

 

The answer is simple, and it lies in the publications of the Islamic State: establish an Islamic Caliphate that would restore Islam’s historical splendor. According to the maps published by the Islamic State, the Islamic State will include Andalus in the West (Spain) and stretch from North Africa — the Maghreb — (and the whole of West Africa including Nigeria) through Libya and Egypt (considered one geographical unit – Ard Al-Kinana), include what is called in Islamic state terminology, Ard el Habasha (from Cameroon in  the west, Central Africa, the Lake Victoria states, Ethiopia and Somalia), the Hijaz (Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States), Yemen until Khurasan in the east – defined as the Central Asian Muslim Republics beginning with Azerbaijan and including Pakistan and the southwest part of China, land of the Muslims of Turkish origin, the Uyghurs. The Islamic State also includes Iran and Turkey (named Anatol) in their entirety and parts of Europe (mainly the Balkans, more or less conforming to the borders of the defunct Ottoman Empire with the Austro-Hungarian territories).

 

The Islamic State has made no secret who is its enemy: In an audio-taped message, Al-Baghdadi announced following his self-proclaimed caliphate that the Islamic State would march on “Rome” in its resolve to establish an Islamic State from the Middle East across Europe. He said that he would conquer both Rome and Spain in this endeavor and urged Muslims across the world to immigrate to the new Islamic State.

 

On November 13, 2014, exactly a year before the Paris terrorist attacks, a voice message attributed to Al-Baghdadi vowed that IS fighters would never cease fighting “even if only one soldier remains.” The speaker urged supporters of the Islamic State to “erupt volcanoes of jihad” across the world. He called for attacks to be mounted in Saudi Arabia—describing Saudi leaders as “the head of the snake” – and said that the U.S.-led military campaign in Syria and Iraq was failing. He also said that ISIL would keep on marching and would “break the borders” of Jordan and Lebanon and “free Palestine.” Al-Baghdadi also claimed in 2014 that Islamic jihadists would never hesitate to eliminate Israel just because it has the United States support.

 

The distillation of these warlike declarations could only mean a continuation of the IS war effort directed at:

 

  1. Toppling the Shiite regime in Iraq and containing Iran.

 

  1. Taking control of the Syrian-Turkish border.

 

  1. Reaching Tripoli in Lebanon to secure a harbor on the Mediterranean Sea and by extension to destabilize Lebanon.

 

  1. Toppling the Assad regime in Syria.

 

  1. Destabilizing Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Saudi Arabia.

 

  1. Destabilizing Europe and the U.S. through terrorist acts. Blowing up the Russian plane flying out of Sharm el-Sheikh in the Sinai and the Beirut and Paris terrorist attacks definitely fit in this IS strategy.

 

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U.S. Muslim Jurists Association Sanctions FGM


ACT for America sent an email highlighting an Andrew Bostom post about the recognized problem of female genital mutilation. The same problem that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has been using Legal Jihad (aka Lawfare) methods to prevent the Honor Diaries to be shown on College Campuses across the American nation AND even has exerted its Legal Jihad muscles to prevent one of the producers (Ayaan Hirsi Ali) of the Honor Diaries from receiving an honorary degree from Brandeis University and prevent from speaking at the same University’s graduation commencement.

 

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U.S. Muslim Jurists Association Sanctions FGM

 

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Mainstream U.S. Muslim Jurists Association Sanctions Female Genital Mutilation

 

According to the World Health Organization, more than 125 million girls and women alive today have been subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

The African Women’s Health Center of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, report that approximately 228,000 women and girls in the U.S. have either suffered the procedure or are at risk of having it done to them. Many of these young girls are subjected to FGM when they vacation in a country that sanctions the practice. In other cases, circumcisers are brought into the U.S. – even though FGM is illegal in this country.

ACT! for America has been working diligently at the state level to see legislation passed so that no girl ever suffers the horrors of FGM – either on U.S. soil or elsewhere.

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Mainstream U.S. Muslim Jurists Association Sanctions Female Genital Mutilation

By Andrew Bostom

http://www.andrewbostom.org/blog/2014/04/10/mainstream-u-s-muslim-jurists-association-sanctions-female-genital-mutilation/

The Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America’s (AMJA [1]’s) mission statement maintains the organization was,

 

…founded to provide guidance for Muslims living in North America…AMJA is a religious organization that does not exploit religion to achieve any political ends, but instead provides practical solutions within the guidelines of Islam and the nation’s laws to the various challenges experienced by Muslim communities…

 

A report in The Muslim Observer [2] published October 21, 2010 highlighting AMJA’s “seventh annual American conference of imams,” confirmed that the organization is accepted [2] as such by the mainstream American Muslim community. AMJA and its “training” conference for American imams were described [2] in these banal terms:

The organization AMJA (Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America) has a list of scholars associated with it which stretches from Al-Azhar University to Virginia’s Open University, and back across the ocean to the professors at Saudi universities. Its website, amjaonline.com, provides fatawa on many issues and promises 24-hour access to scholars who can give legal opinions on the issues people face. AMJA focuses on providing fatwas to Americans, and believes it is able to provide culturally appropriate fatwas although many of their scholars are not American–because they have some American scholars and because of the technological ties that bind AMJA’s American scholars with those abroad. AMJA just had, in Houston, its seventh annual American conference of imams, and two local Michigan imams attended, namely Imam Musa of Bloomfield’s Muslim Unity Center, and Imam Ali of MCWS. Mr. Sadiqul Hassan of AMJA explained that “the event was the 7th annual imam workshop…” Mr. Hassan said that AMJA is “a fiqh council basically,” with “scholars who live abroad and inside the US; we have experts in different fields to educate about life in the US–fatawa are based on life in the US.”

AMJA rulings also support the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), which the United Nations has called [3] “a dangerous and potentially life-threatening procedure that causes unspeakable pain and suffering.” Fatwa #1639 [4] from Dr. Hatem al-Haj justified the horrific practice, by citing the canonical hadith [5] in which Islam’s prophet Muhammad endorsed its practice, stating:

[…] Some extremists from the west and their devout followers in the Muslim world like to brand all circumcision as female genital mutilation (FGM). For those, we say, why is male circumcision not MGM? Male circumcision is widely practiced in the west. Yet it would be considered by the Chinese MGM (Male Genital Mutilation).

The benefits of male circumcision are beginning to be more recognized in the medical societies, even though still contested by a few. Fifty years ago, no one knew that male circumcision has medical benefits. The same could be true with female circumcision. They may figure out the benefits of the practice in fifty or five hundred years. […]

Al-Haj then went on to implicitly sanction [4] the practice of taking a Muslim female outside of her American milieu to have the procedure performed—in violation of the US “TRANSPORT FOR FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION [6]” act.

The question is not to ban female circumcision because of the position of certain nations, but How do we regulate it as Muslims? What should we -western Muslims- do? For Muslims who live in the west, since it is not mandatory and it is at the same time illegal in the west, and would bring about harm to the people who practice it, I wouldn’t advise having it done, as long as you are a resident/citizen of the west. We however should never doubt anything in our religion because of the bad publicity the media creates about it.

A concordant fatwa [7] issued in Arabic (translation by Al-Mutarjim [8]) on the website [9] of the Secretary-General of AMJA and the chief member of its Resident Fatwa Committee, Dr. Salah Al-Sawy, declares that FGM is “an honor” for women, Al-Sawy also acknowledges that the procedure—in accord with a continuum of Islamic rationale [5] from al-Jahiz in the mid-9th century, to former Muslim Papal equivalent, i.e., Al-Azhar University Grand Imam Jad al-Haq through 1996—is explicitly implemented to reduce a woman’s otherwise unbridled “concupiscence,” i.e., lust:

But for the woman, the purpose [of circumcision] is the benefit that it has in lessening her lust, which is a wholesome request. There is no harm in removing it. In short, female circumcision is an honor (which) does not rise to the level of a duty, in clear language. Stated another way, it is neither forbidden nor required.

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CAIR and Brandeis U, the True Haters


Ayaan Hirsi Ali becomes US Citizen 4-25-13

Ayaan Hirsi Ali becomes US Citizen 4-25-13

 

John R. Houk

© April 12, 2014

 

VIDEO: Ayaan Hirsi Ali on The Kelly File

 

Posted by National Review

Published: Apr 10, 2014

Fox News Article in relation to video: Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks out on Brandeis decision to withdraw degree 4/9/14

 

Megyn Kelly has been taking on CAIR quite valiantly over the “Honor Diaries” documentary. Probably Fox News is the only news network willing to expose CAIR there is a chance you don’t know what I am talking about when I say such a thing as CAIR condemns the documentary the “Honor Diaries” and condemns Megyn Kelly for exposing the Islamic misogynism of the Muslim-American organization with ties to the Islamic terrorist organization Hamas and to the radical Muslim transnational organization the Muslim Brotherhood.

 

Whenever anyone criticizes Islam no matter how valid the criticism, CAIR (and all the Muslim Brotherhood/radical Islamic American affiliates) utilize the guilt trip Islamophobic racist canard against the legitimate critics. CAIR is brilliant in using combinations PC accusative racism and Legal Jihad to get companies, government agencies, schools AND universities to cave to the Islamic Supremacist will of the American-Islamic organization.

 

In the war of words being exchanged between CAIR and Megyn Kelly, Ayaan Hirsi Ali the recent object of CAIR venom was interviewed on the Kelly File. Brandeis University recently withdraw the offer of an honorary degree and a commencement speech from Hirsi Ali because CAIR contacted the University and expressed dismay the school was honoring her. The reason: CAIR pulled the Islamophobe-racist card from its hat of tricks to label Hirsi Ali a Muslim hater.

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali does have good reason to hate Islam as a religion. Her childhood through adult experiences at the hands of Islam is extremely nefarious. HOWEVER, when an organization like CAIR publically labels a person an Islamophobe hater they are drawing the general equivalence in the American minds to the racism against Black Americans such as Ku Klux Klan agitated violence. Hirsi Ali is NOT agitating for some kind of Islamic-style of relegating humans to second class oppressed citizenship and she is definitely NOT advocating the ethnic cleansing of Muslims as Hitler attempted and as the prophet Mohammed did do in the Arabian Peninsula in his lifetime of pillaging, enslaving, raping and forced conversions or die.

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is exposing the theological ideology of Islam which suppresses human rights toward non-Muslims, extreme punishment for Muslims breaking Sharia and the general abuse of females from childhood toward adulthood. This is not an expression of hate but of warning of what to expect in a Muslim dominated society. In Hirsi Ali’s case it is a warning based largely on her personal experience growing up as a Muslim in Somalia and the continued Muslim hate expressed toward her for abandoning Islam and telling people why.

 

ACT for America sent out an email that enables you to voice your support for Hirsi Ali and to inform Brandeis University they and CAIR are the true culprits for vilifying one who speaks the truth about Islam. I am posting that email so you can be an activist against this travesty perpetuated by CAIR and joined by Brandeis University. Then below the ACT for America email I am going to piece together a biography about Hirsi Ali which runs truly as an exposé of Islam’s true nature.

 

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“TO BECOME AMERICAN IS TO ACCEPT THE IDEA THAT YOU CAN HAVE A ROBUST DEBATE AND THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO DO THAT THAN ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES.”

– Ayaan Hirsi Ali

 

This week, Brandeis University disappointingly reversed its decision to grant an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a victim and vocal critic of Islamism and a longtime women’s rights activist. This brave woman has labored tirelessly in defense of the rights of women and girls worldwide – usually at great risk to her own personal safety.

While the entirety of her public comments has always been readily accessible and she, no doubt, had been vetted by the university as had all other honorees, a few recent actions caused Brandeis to reverse itself: a student involved in the Muslim Student Association (MSA) on the campus started a petition on Change.org; a faculty letter opposed to Ms. Hirsi Ali was circulated; and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) began to pressure the university.

(Click HERE to watch Fox News’ Megyn Kelly go toe-to-toe with CAIR’s Ibrahim Hooper.)

Brandeis, in a released public statement, said they feel that Ms. Hirsi Ali is a

 

“compelling public figure and advocate for women’s rights” and that they “respect and appreciate her work to protect and defend the rights of women and girls throughout the world,” however, they “cannot overlook certain of her past statements that are inconsistent with Brandeis University’s core values.”

What exactly are Brandeis’s “core values?”

They certainly are not the same core values of the man for which the university is named, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice, Louis Brandeis, who coined the phrase, “Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants,” and who was a staunch proponent of the “frank expression of conflicting opinions” as “the greatest promise of wisdom…”

Brandeis University’s recent actions with regard to Ms. Hirsi Ali are shameful. They not only go against free speech protections afforded by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, but they also send a clear message to persecuted and mistreated women and girls all across the world: Your suffering is not worth fighting for, nor is it worth discussing. This message empowers the men that mutilate and mistreat women, and the culture that condones it.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was right on the mark when she recently noted, “there’s always this fear that if you insult Muslims, there’s going to be some kind of violent repercussion,” adding that Brandeis is “not doing their students any favors, and they’re not doing their Muslim students any favors.”

Over the years, Ms. Hirsi Ali has received numerous death threats for her activism. It is unfortunate that, though those threats have not stifled her voice in defense of freedom and women’s rights, political correctness in the U.S. has managed to do so.

This is a time for Americans to speak up.

Our collective voice of 280,000 can make a difference in this matter. Can we count on your help today with the simple but very important Action Item noted below?

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Please take a moment today to contact Brandeis University and express your strong opposition to their recent actions against Ayaan Hirsi Ali. We have provided all the contact information you need to take this action.

We have also written a sample call and e-mail script for you, to make this as easy as possible. (NOTE: The e-mail script is modifiable if you wish to convey the message in your own words. We ask that you please be respectful at all times.)

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Editor JRH: Here is an excerpt of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s early experience as a Muslim. The context of bio though is to try to be understanding of Hirsi Ali’s displeasure with Islam but criticizes here methods of exposing Islam using Left Wing apologist line that there is a difference between Moderate Islam and Radical Islam. I’ll provide the link so you can read the whole thing but I am just sharing the biographical portion.

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… A major factor contributing to her notoriety is the uncompromising and seemingly fearless manner in which she speaks her mind, evoking a wide range of reactions: from adulation to loathing among her non-Muslim readers and mostly resentment and anger among Muslims.

 

One of the more unusual aspects of her career, described in detail in Infidel, has been  its political side, which in the highly charged atmosphere of the early twenty-first century has perhaps inevitably had strong overtones reaching well beyond her personal life. …

 

CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1969 as Ayaan Hirsi Magan. Her father, Western-educated Hirsi Magan Isse, a leader of his tribe and of the opposition Salvation Democratic Front, was imprisoned when she was two-years-old. Against her mother’s wishes he insisted that their daughters receive an education. He was also adamantly opposed to female genital mutilation, a tribal practice common in sub-Saharan Africa, but while he was in prison her grandmother had the extremely traumatic procedure performed on five-year-old Ayaan and her younger sister Haweya.

 

A year later her father escaped from prison, and her extended family began a series of moves: to Saudi Arabia (three years), Ethiopia (about a year), and Kenya (twelve years, with an interlude of several months in Somalia). Her father lived with the family at the beginning and the end of this period, but much of the time he was away.

 

Throughout most of this exile Hirsi Ali experienced the strict Saudi form of Islam. She and her sister attended girls’ schools. She also studied the Quran under male tutors at home or in outside classes. One tutor was sent away when she and her sister refused to give the book their attention, but he later returned and attacked her, beating her and hitting her head against a wall, causing a skull fracture that she believes nearly killed her.

 

Much later Hirsi Ali fell in with a youth group espousing the views of Egyptian writers Hasan al-Banna (founder of the Muslim Brotherhood) and Sayyid Qutb (now often called the father of radical Islam). She was inspired and enthralled with their ideas about “true Islam.” From the beginning, however, she experienced doubts, especially when the subject was the different roles of men and women. She began to find the rhetoric predictable and less inspiring, and the teachings inconsistent. Still, at nineteen she strongly approved of Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa of February 14, 1989, against Salman Rushdie, thinking that if he had insulted the Prophet he deserved to die.

 

All along, her adolescence was further complicated by a series of threatening attractions to males–her brother’s friends and her religious teachers and group leaders. She was especially disturbed when one of these wanted to kiss her while at the same time publicly preaching abstinence. She rejected another promising suitor when he turned out to be an atheist.

 

NEW HOME IN THE NETHERLANDS

 

In 1992 Hirsi Ali’s father promised her in marriage to a distant relative living in Canada. She was to go from Kenya to Canada via Germany, where she would visit relatives. At first she reluctantly went along. But while in Germany on July 24, she escaped the arranged marriage on an impulse by taking a train to the Netherlands, doing so under the ruse of visiting another relative. She sought and was granted political asylum there and received a residence permit. To keep her family from finding her, she gave the surname by which she is now known: Hirsi Ali.

 

But because forced marriage was insufficient grounds for refugee status in the Netherlands, she also claimed she had fled persecution in Somalia. The false information she gave on both these counts would later haunt her, though she confided the facts to those who knew her.

 

Hirsi Ali held various low-level jobs while learning Dutch and studying social work, skills she later used as an independent Somali-Dutch interpreter/translator for a variety of social agencies, including the National Migration Service. Working in this capacity from 1995 to 2001, she was horrified to learn, repeatedly, that Somali cultural practices like wife beating, female genital mutilation, and honor killings existed in the Netherlands.

 

In September 2000 she earned a master’s degree in political science from the distinguished University of Leiden. For the next several months she tried several different jobs without much satisfaction. Then in June 2001 Hirsi Ali was “thrilled” to be offered a job as a fellow at the Wiardi Beckman Foundation, the think tank of the Dutch Labor (social democratic) Party. Her first assignment was to investigate why many Muslim immigrants failed to be integrated into Dutch society and the threat this posed to the country’s welfare state.

 

THE INFIDEL

 

Hirsi Ali was just eight days into her job with the foundation when the events of September 11, 2001, unfolded. She and her colleagues gathered in horror around a television to watch coverage of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks. After seeing Muslim children on television celebrating the tragedy, and checking Osama bin Laden’s justification of those attacks with citations of verses from the Quran and sayings of Muhammad, she became convinced that bin Laden’s claims were true. That is, she began to believe that Islam itself was responsible for those attacks. Moreover, the complacent response of the Dutch and their misunderstanding of Islam profoundly disturbed her.

 

During the following period of transition and introspection, Hirsi Ali’s research with the foundation began to convince her that Dutch multiculturalism, which created separate “pillars” or immigrant communities organized by culture or religion, made immigrants feel like members of a separate group rather than citizens of the nation. It became clear to her that this system let Muslim immigrants practice Muslim traditions–even some that contradicted Dutch law, in a way that most Dutch citizens would never tolerate among themselves. In short, the cultural relativists were endangering their own societies while Muslims, especially Muslim women, became victims of their own cultures.

 

During that year Hirsi Ali began to accept every opportunity to express her opinions in articles and on television. What she had to say about Islam and its treatment of women and about multiculturalism as practiced in Dutch society gained her the approval and admiration of some and the hatred of others. A few in the latter group made threats against her, requiring her to avoid being seen publicly and to travel with bodyguards.

 

In 2002 she read The Atheist Manifesto by Leiden philosopher Herman Philipse, given to her years before by her Dutch boyfriend. It deeply influenced her, giving her strength not only to denounce Islam but to acknowledge her disbelief in God.

 

Later that year Hirsi Ali switched from the Labor Party to the more conservative VVD Party (People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy, also known as the Liberal Party), and was persuaded to run for Parliament on the VVD ticket. The VVD’s primary mission is to staunchly defend the free market, advocating minimal government regulation. It views the government’s chief function as providing security. Its focus was made clear to her early on when an elder of the party quizzed her: “Why do you want to be with us? We’re entrepreneurs. What do you know about business?” She was ready for him, giving a long answer culminating in the sentence, “The oppression of women in Holland is against the philosophy of your party.” Accepted by the VVD, she won her seat. [Editor JRH: Bold emphasis mine – made to highlight a move that American Conservatives would concur.]

 

THE POLITICIAN

 

Hirsi Ali entered the lower house of the Dutch parliament on January 30, 2003. After this she became even more publicly critical of Islam and Islamic culture. In the process of leaving the faith she had come to regard Islam as a monolith–to think of it as unchanged since the time of the Prophet Mohammed… Finally, she had come to believe that wherever Islam is practiced it should be held responsible for any mistreatment of women.

 

The next three-and-a-half years were filled with a series of marked highs and lows. During 2004 she saw the publication in Dutch of her collected essays, lectures, and autobiographical accounts of her experiences as a translator, in which she forcefully expounded her militant atheism and her criticisms of the position of women in Islam. She also collaborated with well-known Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh on a short film she had written called Submission (the translation of the word “Islam”). In it, Quranic verses they saw as especially oppressive to women were written on the bodies of women wearing transparent clothing. As expected, the film, broadcast on Dutch television on August 29, 2004, infuriated the Muslim population and both filmmakers were threatened with death.

 

She had by now already been under the protection of bodyguards for two years, but van Gogh refused any protection. On November 2, 2004, in broad daylight, he was brutally murdered on an Amsterdam street. He was shot and stabbed, the knife left pinning a letter to his chest addressed to Hirsi Ali, threatening her and all other nonbelievers. She immediately went into hiding. The murderer was later apprehended and turned out to be a Moroccan Muslim immigrant. The death of van Gogh led Hirsi Ali into prolonged self-recrimination and perpetual fear for her life.

 

Still, during this same period she was honored by a long string of awards. One, in particular, on April 18, 2005, was her inclusion in Time magazine’s list of the year’s 100 most influential people in the world. The category was “Leaders and Revolutionaries,” and her profile was written by Irshad Manji. Seemingly undaunted, she prepared an English translation of her 2004 book, entitled The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam (2006).

 

She also came under close scrutiny by the Dutch government, ostensibly because of the false statements she had made when she first arrived. Thus on May 16, 2006, her Dutch citizenship was revoked and she resigned from Parliament. But a month later, after a fierce debate in Parliament, her citizenship was reinstated. She decided to retain it, and on the same day accepted an invitation from Christopher DeMuth, president of the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, to become a research fellow there, beginning in September. She moved to the United States along with a team of bodyguards assigned to her by the Dutch government.

 

 

…  But her stay in the United States was abruptly cut short when the Dutch government announced that it would no longer be responsible for her security if she remained here. On October 1, 2007, Hirsi Ali returned to the Netherlands. It seemed to be the government’s intention for her to live there indefinitely under guard in a secret location, but she evidently thought otherwise, fighting publicly for the matter to be resolved to her satisfaction. Clearly she would be satisfied only with full government financing of her security together with complete freedom of her speech and mobility. As recently as November 21 [i.e. 2007], the outcome remained uncertain.

 

… (Absolute Infidel: The Evolution of Ayaan Hirsi Ali; By DAVID SCHAFER AND MICHELLE KOTH; The Humanist; 12/22/07)

 

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Niall Ferguson, the television historian, has married Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the target of Muslim extremists, in an American ceremony attended by Henry Kissinger. (Henry Kissinger watches historian Niall Ferguson marry Ayaan Hirsi Ali under a fatwa; By Richard Eden; The Telegraph; 9/18/11 7:26AM BST)

 

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Hirsi Ali is married to the British historian Niall Ferguson.[104] Hirsi Ali gave birth to a son, Thomas, in December 2011.[105] (Ayaan Hirsi AliPersonal Life; Wikipedia)

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