Infidel - Introduction Summary & Analysis

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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Introduction Summary and Analysis

The introduction introduces you to the death of Theo van Gogh who was killed by an extremist after making a film with Ayaan Hirsi Ali which questioned Islam and the Quran. The short film was 10 minutes long and aired on Dutch television, questioning the idea of submission and was about defiance. Although, they both knew making the film was dangerous, Theo would not remove his name from it, as he had spent most of his life questioning and insulting different belief systems.

Ayaan introduces herself briefly, sharing her moves from different countries in the Middle East and Africa and then to Europe, where she became a Member of Parliament in Holland. She lived with armoured guards and was forced out of her home because her neighbours argued they had a right to safety as well. She eventually decides to move to...

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