Homophobic Facebook group hacked into, name changed to 'I love gays'

August 5, 2009 22:18


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A Gay and Lesbian union filed a complaint to Tel Aviv police about the establishment of a group on the social networking site Facebook, called 'I also hate gays,' Israel Radio reported Wednesday. The group description began, "If you also want to kill every gay person that you hear about, if you also don't care about what happened on Saturday night, then join this group, and maybe together we'll manage to shut up the gays in this country." One member of the group even claimed to have carried out the fatal shooting at a Tel Aviv gay center on Saturday night, which left two dead and 16 injured. On Wednesday, a pro-gay activist hacked the group site, and changed its name to 'I also love gays.'

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