Young gay UK couple assaulted in anti-Semitic, homophobic attack

2 men and friend celebrating Christmas in north Yorkshire pub set upon by gang who accost them because one is Jewish.


A young gay couple from Britain was assaulted while celebrating Christmas by thugs who picked on them because one of them was Jewish, a Yorkshire news website reported.

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The assault occurred on December 25 outside a pub in the municipality of Thornaby, in North Yorkshire, England, according to an article published last week by the Gazette Live. Jayson Homer, 20, and his 21-year-old partner, who did not want to be named, were attacked and moderately injured outside the Jolly Farmers pub by a gang that harassed Homer’s partner for being Jewish.

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