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UK Gay News: Facebook zaps anti-gay hate groups in Serbia

From UK Gay News:

LONDON –  Two Serbian “gay hate groups” have been removed by Facebook.

Two days ago, UK Gay News revealed that the two Facebook groups, “Queeria, Pederi Marš iz Srbije” and “СТОП ПЕДЕРИМА - КВИРИЈИ!” were posting death threats on Serbian gay men and women – and calling for other criminal activity, including attacks on property..

Serbian LGBT activist leaders were singled out, and even addresses and telephone numbers were made public.  Hate email was also being sent.

“Facebook has looked into these groups and has confirmed that they violate Facebook’s Terms of Use,” a UK spokesperson for the company told this website this morning.

“As such, both groups have been removed.”

There are a further eight similar groups online, and Facebook said that these were currently being investigated for “Terms of Use” violation.

“The Facebook team is monitoring this particular matter closely and will certainly take groups down that violate its Terms of Use,” the spokesperson added.

Previously on UK Gay News: Please Protect Us, Serbian Gays Plead: Death Threats, Attacks Faced as Facebook Fails to Remove Two Hate Groups.

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Sad to see that. I'm Serbian and definitely don't feel that this minority of haters represents a nation or people in any form. With today's technology it's far too easy even for these ignorant splinter groups to thrive and seem bigger than they really are.

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