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|Info||Djemila Benhabib (born 1972) is a Canadian opponent of Muslim fundamentalism, writer and politician who lives in Gatineau, Quebec. She is of Algerian descent. |
She was a finalist for the 2009 Governor General's Literary Awards for her non-fiction book Ma vie à contre-Coran: une femme témoigne sur les islamistes. Her second book is Les soldats d'Allah à l'assaut de l'Occident.
She is the Parti Québécois candidate for Trois-Rivières (provincial electoral district) in the 2012 Quebec general election.
She was born in Ukraine in 1972. Her father is Algerian and her mother Greek Cypriot.
In 2010, she appeared on the "Jean-Marie Colomban invite" show on the French television channel Public Sénat.