Pamela Geller, anti-Islam crusader behind attacked Mohammed cartoon showcase

US anti-Islam activists Pamela Geller (L) and Robert Spencer chat ahead of an anti-Islam demonstration in Stockholm, on August 4, 2012Pamela Geller, the anti-Islam crusader behind a cartoon contest of the Prophet Mohammed that was attacked by two gunmen in Texas, says her controversial show was meant to demonstrate freedom of expression. “We will not abridge our freedom of speech in order to not offend savages,” she told Fox News. Born to a Jewish family and raised on Long Island near New York, Geller is the president of two anti-Muslim groups: the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and Stop the Islamization of America (SIOA).

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