February 22, 2019

Film Screening at Columbia University: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Video Link:   Event Description:   On February 22nd, Columbia Colloquia, with support from CTU, screened Islam and […]
February 21, 2019

Film Screening at the University of Cincinnati: Islam and the Future of Tolerance

Event Description:   On February 21st, fellows at the University of Cincinnati, with support from CTU, screened Islam […]
August 24, 2018

Critical Thinking Unit Counters the Dangerous Echo Chamber of Ideas at U.S. Campuses

Julia O’Donnell joined the AHA Foundation as Critical Thinking Unit (CTU) Campus Program Coordinator in late 2017, during […]
June 22, 2018

Can Heterodoxy Save the Academy? – Quillette

“When we decided to do a conference, we weren’t sure if we would get 25 people in the […]
May 3, 2018

Psychology and Free Speech – Inside Higher Ed

In this op-ed Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci dive into discussion about controversial topics on college campuses that […]
December 20, 2017

AHA Foundation 2017 Annual Report
Celebrating 10 Years of Life-Saving Work
and Revealing the Vision for the Next Ten Years

Ten years ago, Ayaan Hirsi Ali founded the AHA Foundation to protect women and girls from honor violence […]
May 16, 2016

Sydney Writers’ Festival Panel on Free Speech with Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Tony Jones hosted a panel at the Sydney Writers’ Festival entitled “Free Will, Free Speech, and Criticizing Islam” […]
April 9, 2014

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University.

In her own words, Ayaan Hirsi Ali responds to the public statement of Brandeis University. Read her response […]
February 19, 2013

The BBC have cut a line from a play about “honor” killing in the Muslim community, causing a complaint from the playwright.

The BBC have cut a line from a play about “honor” killing in the Muslim community, causing a […]
October 10, 2012

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other young girls were shot and seriously injured by the Taliban on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said.

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist who won international acclaim for her work promoting peace, and two other […]
September 18, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks. Link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/16/ayaan-hirsi-ali-on-the-islamists-final-stand.html
September 5, 2012

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric.

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric. Under Pakistani law, anyone […]
May 11, 2012

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary Prize by the Axel Springer Academy in Berlin, Germany.

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary […]
April 4, 2012

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Post, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom.

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom. Via:[http://ahafoundation.visibli.com/share/GreKX7]
April 3, 2012

Reporting FGM in Liberia gets journalist threats

Tribal leaders in Liberia in Western Africa have threatened a local journalist with female genital mutilation (FGM) after […]
January 31, 2012

Tunisia blasphemy trial becomes battleground for freedom of expression

In Tunisia, a blasphemy trial has become a battleground for freedom of expression vs. Islam. Via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/31/world/africa/tunisia-navigates-a-democratic-path-tinged-with-religion.html?hp]
December 31, 2011

In a display of brute strength by Egyptian Islamists, a Christian student accused of posting a drawing of Muhammad on Facebook has been arrested by Egyptian authorities

Egyptian authorities have detained a Coptic Christian student accused of posting a drawing of Islam’s prophet on Facebook […]
November 9, 2011

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers view non-Muslims as “enemies of Islam,” according to a study by a U.S. government commission released Wednesday.

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers […]
October 13, 2011

Iran actress sentenced to one year in jail for criticizing regime on free speech

Actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for her role in […]
September 28, 2011

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks was the target of a planned attack in Gothenburg earlier this month, according to reports.

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who has received death threats for drawing cartoons of the Propher Mohammed, was the […]
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