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Ayaan Hirsi Ali and the cultural erosion of free speech

5 April 2017

4:31 PM

5 April 2017

4:31 PM

If there was any doubt that Australia has a growing hostility towards free speech, the forced cancellation of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s tour of Australia and New Zealand surely lays those doubts to rest.

Hirsi Ali, a prominent critic of Islam, has spoken in Australia on multiple occasions. But she was reportedly forced to cancel her latest tour — including appearances on Q&A, and multiple other media engagements — due to “security concerns.

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