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Muslim mayoral candidate in Minnesota receives death threat on social media

'I took it as a specific threat'

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Ms Mustafa said she had no idea of whee the person who made the threat was located Facebook

woman who is running to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in Minnesota has complained to police after someone left an Islamophobic death threat on her website.

Regina Mustafa is among a number of people seeking to become mayor of Rochester, 100 miles south-east of Minneapolis. If she wins, in addition to being the city’s first Muslim mayor should also be the first woman to hold the position.

She said that days after announcing her candidacy, someone posting as “Militia Movement” wrote on her website: “EXECUTE all muslims in America.”

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The Independent

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