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Ayaan Hirsi Ali gives birth to baby boy

Friday 30 December 2011

Dutch-Somali anti-Islam campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali has given birth to a baby boy at the age of 42, the Volkskrant reports on Friday.

Hirsi Ali, a former Dutch MP, married Scottish historian Niall Ferguson earlier this year.

Ferguson left his wife of 17 years and three children for Ali, after they met at a party in 2009.

Hirsi Ali now works for a conservative think-tank in the US.

© DutchNews.nl


Readers' Comments

Lets hope he grows up being tolerant and is not influenced to much by his mother's hatred for all things Islam.

By Jason | 30 December 2011 3:22 PM

.........and this is news because??

By jenny | 30 December 2011 5:45 PM

@jason- I suggest you read her book
"Infidel" and make up your own mind about her after sampling her thoughts.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali opposes the reactionary, fascist and backward elements contained in Islam- she does not hate Muslims.
Too many people, like Jason, have good intentions, have their hearts in the right place, and they honestly value the idea of multi-culturalism, but it gets to the point where they're unwilling to call a spade a spade, unwilling to recognise the intolerance coming from the reactionary Muslims who would like to impose Sharia on everyone else. Ayaan opposes this religious attack on universal human rights and the universal values of the enlightenment.

By +┬ĘPaul | 4 January 2012 1:47 PM

If Ali actually fought for the rights and freedoms of women like her, I'd admire her. Instead, as a VVD politician, she fought to close all the doors behind her that helped her gain her rights and freedoms. Ali fights merely for Ali.

By CW | 4 January 2012 4:55 PM

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is an opportunist whose views are based on emotional politics rather than reason. She appeals to peoples emotions expressing stereotypical views that are commonly passed on by media. The fact that she lied to get to Netherlands means she can't be trusted.She is a making a good living out of this but she is only fooling herself.

By Bruce | 9 January 2012 5:17 PM

I agree with Paul. Read 'Infidel' and you'll understand. I have a great respect for Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

By Sam Reid | 10 January 2012 12:42 AM

Just finished reading Nomad and am deeply impressed.
All my congratulations for your baby boy.

By walter sarfatti | 22 January 2012 5:37 PM

she fights for what she believes in. That doesn's make her opportunist. She's a good author and hard working Afrikan woman. I'm proud of her.

By Dina Mascarenhas | 22 January 2012 8:10 PM

Ayaan is one of the greatest women who I have the highest respect for.Ayaan is a genuine feminist
who stand up for what she believes in even in the face of death threats.Ayaan is a caring,intelligent, and highly compassionate woman who is genuinely concerned about the plight of muslim women.What a pity the so called feminists are'nt supporting this beautiful woman but instead have remained very quiet on this topic.I have read all of Ayaan's books and they are written in an intelligent,objective manner, full of wisdom and understanding.
Ayaan is a revolutionary,a woman of the highest honour, with pure motives and genuine compassion for her fellow human beings.
Ayaan is a very wise woman.
I salute Ayaan.

By Carmel Votano | 28 February 2013 1:58 PM

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