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Brandeis University Withdraws Plans to Honor Anti-Muslim Feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis University cancelled plans to award an honorary degree during May commencement ceremonies to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a feminist and prominent critic of Islam, because she made statements that were at odds with the school’s “core values,” the university said in a statement Tuesday. Brandeis, located outside of Boston in Waltham, Mass., announced the decision after protest from some students, faculty members, …

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Brandeis University Cancels Degree For Islam Critic

Following the furor from students and Muslim activists, Brandeis University has canceled plans to present women’s activist and Muslim critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali with an honorary degree at this May’s commencement ceremony for graduating students, a decision due to the fact that some of Ali’s past statements were inconsistent with the University’s “core values.” Ali, a native of Somalia and …

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