Islam debate is stifled, says Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, former Liberal MP and now member of a right-wing US think-tank says prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende is playing power games to stifle any critical debate about Islam, news agency ANP reports on Thursday.

Hirsi Ali gave an interview to ANP to mark the publication of her first children’s book, Adan en Eva, about the friendship between a Muslim boy and a Jewish girl.

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