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Islamic woman speaks outby Aimee Herd : Apr 1, 2010 : Staff – Daily Mail Online

“My poetry has always been provocative. It’s a way to express myself and give voice to Arab women, silenced by those who have hijacked our culture and our religion.”

Hissa Hilel, a Saudi Arabian mother of four, has been composing lines of poetry since she was just 12. Now, at 43, she has a chance to win over a million dollars in Abu Dhabi TV’s reality contest, The Million’s Poet.

But, it’s not just the fact that Hilel is the first woman to make it to the finals on the show that has every talking about her; it’s her poetry itself.

One of her most recent poems addressed the subject of Islamic clerics who promote terrorism and extremism, and who issue fatwas (rules), which rob people and especially women of their rights.

In her poem, Hilel described the clerics as “vicious in voice, barbaric, angry and blind, wearing death as a robe cinched with a belt…” (a reference to suicide belts). On the show, Hilel received a huge ovation from the audience after reading the poem, and the three judges gave her the highest marks—putting her into the final round.

However, the response was not all good; Hilel received death threats posted on several Islamic extremist sites, but noted that it was “not enough to send me into hiding.”

“Hissa Hilal is a courageous poet,” al-Amimi said. “She expressed her opinion against the kind of fatwas that affect people’s lives and raised an alarm against these ad hoc fatwas coming from certain scholars who are inciting extremism.”

Speaking of her writing, Hilel said, “My poetry has always been provocative. It’s a way to express myself and give voice to Arab women, silenced by those who have hijacked our culture and our religion.”

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