OutRage said that three of the group’s officers have received «repeated death threats from Islamic fundamentalists in recent weeks and months.»
Peter Tatchell, the leader of OutRage; Brett Lock its campaign coordinator; and Aaron Saeed, the organization’s spokesperson on Muslim affairs, have been warned they will be murdered, Tatchell said Monday.
In a statement Tatchell said that they have been told they are on a «hit list» and are going to be «beheaded» and «chopped up», in accordance with «Islamic law».
The threats apparently began soon after OutRage stepped up its campaign in defense of LGBT Muslims, including gay Muslims fleeing attempted «honor killings» in Algeria, Iran Palestine and in the UK.