Islamophobia & Freedom: Rana Ahmad's Escape From Religion
I've long been wrongly accused of Islamophobia. This episode explains what I’m really phobic about.
I then go beyond the abstract to the appalling treatment of Rana Ahmad, a brave young woman from Saudi Arabia. A student of physics, she became an atheist and had to flee from her family. She found refuge in Germany and published a book, Women Aren’t Allowed to Dream, which became a Spiegel bestseller. She bravely speaks out about the dangers in the Muslim world faced by those accused of apostasy. In this episode I interview her and am deeply moved by her courage.
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