Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam
Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Infidel meets The Handmaid's Tale
Since September 11th, 2001, the Western world has been preoccupied with Islam and its role in terrorism. Yet public debate about the faith is polarized--one camp praises "the religion of peace" while the other claims all Muslims are terrorists. Canadian human rights activist Yasmine Mohammed believes both sides are dangerously wrong.
In Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam, Yasmine speaks her truth as a woman born in the Western world yet raised in a fundamentalist Islamic home. Despite being a first-generation Canadian, she never felt at home in the West. And even though she attended Islamic schools and wore the hijab since age nine, Yasmine never fit in with her Muslim family either. With one foot in each world, Yasmine is far enough removed from both to see them objectively, yet close enough to see them honestly.
Part Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Infidel, part The Handmaid's Tale, Yasmine's memoir takes readers into a world few Westerners are privy to. As a college educator for over fifteen years, Yasmine's goal is to unveil the truth. Is FGM Islamic or cultural? Is the hijab forced or a choice? Is ISIS a representation of "true" Islam or a radical corruption? And why is there so much conflicting information? Like most insular communities, the Islamic world has both an "outside voice" and an "inside voice." It's all but impossible for bystanders to get a straight answer.
Without telling anyone what to believe, Unveiled navigates the rhetoric and guides truth-seekers through media narratives, political correctness, and outright lies while encouraging readers to come to their own conclusions.
Author: Yasmine Mohammed
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Free Hearts Free Minds
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.81d
About the Author
Mohammed, Yasmine: - Canadian human rights activist Yasmine Mohammed advocates for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries, as well as those who struggle under religious fundamentalism. Yasmine is also the founder of Free Hearts Free Minds, an organization that provides psychological support for ex-Muslims living within Muslim majority countries-where the state-sanctioned punishment for leaving Islam is death. Today she lives in Canada with her two daughters, who let their gorgeous hair flow, and with her loving, supportive husband who had no idea what he was in for when he married her over a decade ago. Unveiled: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam is her first book. Meet Yasmine at www.YasmineMohammed.com.
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