This could include social workers, educators, and others contracted by the Australian Government to perform services on behalf of the Department. Ahead of a High Court challenge to these provisions, in October the Australian Government exempted health professionals working in detention from the provisions but the High Court challenge continued.
Shortly after she was born, her father was imprisoned due to his opposition to the Siad Barre government. According to Hirsi Ali, she was fortunate that her grandmother could not find a woman to do the procedure, as the mutilation was "much milder" when performed by men.
There he established a comfortable upper-class life for them. By the time she reached her teens, Saudi Arabia was funding religious education in numerous countries and its religious views were becoming influential among many Muslims. A charismatic religious teacher, trained under this aegis, joined Hirsi Ali's school.
She inspired the teenaged Ayaan, as well as some fellow students, to adopt the more rigorous Saudi Arabian interpretations of Islam, as opposed to the more relaxed versions then current in Somalia and Kenya.
Hirsi Ali said later that she had long been impressed by the Qur'an and had lived "by the Book, for the Book" throughout her childhood.
This was unusual at the time but has become more common among some young Muslim women. At the time, she agreed with the fatwa proclaimed against British Indian writer Salman Rushdie in reaction to the portrayal of the Islamic prophet Muhammad in his novel The Satanic Verses.
And my parents and my grandmother don't appreciate that now - because of what I've said about the Qur'an.
I have become them, just in a different way. Once there, she requested political asylum and obtained a residence permit. She used her paternal grandfather's early surname on her application and has since been known in the West as Ayaan Hirsi Ali. She received a residence permit within three or four weeks of arriving in the Netherlands.
Sigmund Freud 's work introduced her to an alternative moral system that was not based on religion. She has said that she was impressed with how well Dutch society seemed to function. Between andHirsi Ali also worked as an independent Somali-Dutch interpreter and translator, frequently working with Somali women in asylum centers, hostels for abused women, and at the Dutch immigration and naturalization service IND, Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst.
While working for the IND, she became critical of the way it handled asylum seekers. Leiden University Professor Ruud Koole was steward of the party. After listening to videotapes of Osama bin Laden citing "words of justification" in the Qur'an for the attacks, she wrote, "I picked up the Qur'an and the hadith and started looking through them, to check.
I hated to do it, because I knew that I would find Bin Laden's quotations in there. She renounced Islam and acknowledged her disbelief in God in In this period, she first began to receive death threats.
Between November and Januaryshe lived abroad while on the payroll as an assistant of the VVD. Inaged 33, Hirsi Ali became a prominent candidate in the parliamentary election campaign.
She said that the Dutch welfare state had overlooked abuse of Muslim women and girls in the Netherlands and their social needs, contributing to their isolation and oppression. During her tenure in Parliament, Hirsi Ali continued her criticisms of Islam and many of her statements provoked controversy.
In an interview in the Dutch newspaper Trouwshe said that by Western standards, Muhammad as represented in the Qu'ran would be considered a pedophile. A religious discrimination complaint was filed against her on 24 April by Muslims who objected to her statements.
The Prosecutor's office decided not to initiate a case, because her critique did "not put forth any conclusions in respect to Muslims and their worth as a group is not denied".
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An apparently nude actress dressed in a semi-transparent burqa was shown with texts from the Qur'an written on her skin. These texts are among those often interpreted as justifying the subjugation of Muslim women.
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