Ayaan Hirsi Ali - HardTalk - BBC
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali born 1969 in Somalia is a Dutch feminist, writer, and politician. She is a prominent critic of Islam, and her screenplay for Theo Van Gogh's movie Submission led van Gogh's assassination by a Muslim extremist in 2004,a note with a death threat to Ayaan Hiri Ali was found on the knife stabbed into Theo Van Goghs body. She has lived in seclusion under the protection of Dutch authorities.In 2003 she was elected a member of the Dutch parliament), with MP Geert Wilders in VVD. A political crisis surrounding the potential stripping of her Dutch citizenship led to her resignation from the parliament, and led indirectly to the fall of the second Balkenende cabinet.She is currently a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.In 2005, she was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.