'You Are Next' – Harry Potter Author Rowling Receives Death Threat After Rushdie Stabbing

‘You Are Next’ – Harry Potter Author Rowling Receives Death Threat After Rushdie Stabbing


In the wake of the stabbing of Salman Rushdie, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling revealed that she has received a death threat warning that she is “next” by a radical Islamist.

The day after Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie was stabbed numerous times at a speaking event in Upstate New York, J.K. Rowling revealed on social media that a Twitter account belonging to a man referring to himself as Meer Asif Aziz said: “Don’t worry you are next” in response to her expression of grief over the attack against Rushdie.

“The name of this man is Hadi Matar. He is a revolutionary Shia fighter followed the Fatwa of late Ayatollah Rohulla Khomenei,” the account added.

Aziz describes himself as a “student, social activist, political activist, and research activist”

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