Internationally renowned author and campaigner against radical Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, says Sydney's Islamic schools should be shut down to stop the indoctrination of children.

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Telegraph Hirsi Ali, who is under constant security protection and lives with the daily fear of being killed by terrorists, said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's weakness in calling out the threat of Islamic fundamentalism risked pushing Australians into the arm of fringe groups, like Pauline Hanson's One Nation.

"I think the Australian government is not very different from other liberal governments. The Government just wants to be fair but in attempting to do so they end up ignoring the problem fermenting under the surface," she said.

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