The EU throws Hirsi Ali and others to the wolves.

First They Came for Ayaan..Don’t Ask for whom the Bell Tolls.

By Phyllis Chesler

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is begging the EU to undertake the enormous expense of funding her security. This article, below, suggests that she has begged in vain. Taslima Nasrin has been under house arrest for her own protection in India and has now been advised that she must either accept this or leave the country. (Nasrin lived in hiding for years in Sweden but chose to leave her European haven). Geert Wilders has been (temporarily?) banished from Holland and his film put on hold. Kurt Westergaard, the heroic Danish cartoonist, has been in hiding and on the run. (PJM’s own Flemming Rose has covered his plight and informed us of the principled decision of 17 Danish newspapers to reprint the original Mohammed cartoons).

Either the democratic West will have to fund each person, one by one. Or we will all—millions of us at a time—have to commit similar acts of resistance. If we fail to fund, and absent that, fail to resist, our civilization will suffer a fatal, self-inflicted blow.

Below, please read about Hirsi Ali’s current plight.

EU politicians make empty promises to Hirsi Ali

February 18, 2008 | 2 Comments »

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  1. I’m not sure what’s more obscene – the fact that Ayaan has been threatened by Jihadists, that the EU won’t protect her, or that her “friends” at the eugenics front American “Enterprise” Institute appear to have abandoned her! I wouldn’t be at all surprised if they have a similar attitude to the ISM regarding Rachel Corrie – let her be sacrificed as a “martyr”.

    She was invited by French Socialist MEPs, who launched the initiative to set up a special fund for the former Dutch Parliamentarian who has received death threats because of her critical views of Islam.

    Well, that kind of blows away the notion that it’s “leftards” who are primarily responsible for creeping sharia and dhimmitude, doesn’t it?

    “Today I find myself in the embarrassing position that I have to come to ask for help,” she told the European Parliament

    I’d be embarrassed to, if people who I’d been led to believe were friends or at least allies, betrayed me in this way!

    “This initiative is going nowhere,” says Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, a Dutch MEP and a former colleague. “It’s tragic for Ayaan because she needs security but the EU is not the place to provide it. She is being made to believe in something that does not exist.”

    What a travesty! Hopefully, Ayaan will come to realise that the biggest threat to Western civilisation comes from its own ruling elites – they are doing far more to destroy it (and not only by sponsoring Islamisation) than any Muslim.

    They criticised The Hague for suspending her security costs, estimated at Euro 2 million a year.

    Huh? While I don’t pretend to be an expert on security issues, I find it almost inconceivable that it would cost that much to protect one individual. Perhaps she should get some tips from brave Afghani parliamentarian, Malalai Joya –
    When I had the privilege of briefly speaking with her when she visited Melbourne just over a year ago, she had about 5 tough looking (but quite friendly) Afghani guys protecting her.
    One would think that it wouldn’t be that hard to find some volunteers with security experience within the Islam-aware community who would be prepared to help protect Ayaan.
    For what it’s worth – if she ever decides to take refuge in Australia, she’s more than welcome to stay at my humble abode.

    Many EU politicians would also balk at the idea of footing the bill to protect controversial figures, such as the radical, right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders.

    War is peace. Freedom is slavery. People with essentially liberal views who speak out against Islamofascism are “radical right wingers”.

    And we wonder why the world appears to be going increasingly insane……?

  2. Such is the sorry state of western civilization that Hirsi Ali and others like her who speak up for western values and against the brutal oppression of islam, have to either live in hiding or with bodyguards. Yet the jihadists in our midst live out in the open with nothing to fear even as they spew hatred and threaten mass murder.