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Two Brothers Assaulted by Homophobic Mob in England

SpennymoorTwo brothers in the town of Spennymoor in County Durham, England, were reportedly attacked by a gang of men and women after leaving a local nightclub, according to the BBC.

The group reportedly shouted homophobic slurs at the 21 and 26-year-old men before violently attacking them, causing head injuries.

The local police sent out a call for information: "This was a nasty and completely unprovoked assault, with homophobia clearly an aggravating factor. We want to hear from anyone who was in the area and knows anything about it."

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  1. I just love humanity. People are so kind, warm, generous and loving. If it weren't for that wonderful man who saved another's life on the 1/9 train in NYC, I'd have forgotten that people are capable of humanitarian and selfless acts... Now where's my Prozac?...

    Posted by: Cory | Jan 16, 2007 3:24:03 PM


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