Intelligentsia sign up to support Jami

Columnists, academics and other members of Holland’s white, middle-class intelligentsia have signed up as supporters of Ehsan Jami’s committee of ex-Muslims. .

The signatories include writers Joost Zwagerman and Leon de Winter, politicians Marianne Thieme and Mark Rutte and former Dutch MP Ayan Hirsi Ali, who now works for a right-wing think-tank in the US.
Jami, who has received several death threats, has come under fire from other ex-Muslims for his polarising tone and for launching his committee on September 11

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