Extremists tweet home address of US liberties campaigner Pamela Geller

Tweet was sent from an account linked to British jihadi Abu Hussain al-Britani

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The Independent US

Pamela Geller, the President of the American Freedom Defence Initiative (AFDI), has been targeted by Islamic extremists after they tweeted her home address in New York.

Ms Geller has previously organised controversial “Draw the Prophet” events in Texas which resulted in a deadly attack when gunmen tried to gain access to the event.

The tweet, which was posted by an account linked to Abu Hussain al-Britani, a British man fighting for Isis, showed Ms Geller’s home address followed by #GoForth. The account has since been suspended by Twitter.

In May, two gunmen were killed and a security guard injured, when they attacked the “Draw the Prophet” event in Garland.

The contest had been organised in the months after the January attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo.

In the aftermath of the shooting the AFDI attempted have the cartoon published on Washington DC subway network, a move which was blocked by transport authorities.

At the time, Ms Geller told NBC: “There is nothing about this cartoon that incites violence, it is within the established American tradition of satire.”

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