Man beaten with hammer for 'looking at gay website'

06/05/2013
Submitted by ILGA-Europe

Reposted from ANSA: http://www.ansa.it/web/notizie/rubriche/english/2013/04/30/Man-beaten-hammer-looking-gay-website-_8636284.html

Palermo, April 30 - A 24-year-old man in Palermo was beaten with a hammer for reportedly looking at images of young men inside an Internet point on Tuesday. The assailant was another Internet user who lashed out with anti-gay insults before pulling a hammer out of his bag and striking the victim, said to be from Romania. He was taken to hospital and given stitches. Police are looking for the attacker.


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