A Tribute to a Murderer by…. Facebook!

A recent article at dailymail.com.uk reveals David Cameron’s anger and utter disgust towards Facebook for allowing a tribute page to a murderer, Raoul Moat, to be activated and used on its site: ‘RIP Raoul Moat You Legend!’ page.

This “madness” comes a few weeks after the anger of the Pakistani community at Facebook for allowing a group called “Draw Mohammed Day” to be activated and publicized. With more and more of these mistakes I can’t help but wonder: “What the hell is Facebook thinking?”

If you are lucky enough not to have heard about him, Raoul was a “callous murderer”, he went on the run after injuring Samantha Stobbart and killing her new lover Chris Brown, 29. The following day he blasted PC Rathband, 42, with a shotgun!

I don’t blame the(genuine) Family of Moat, leaving tributes to his memory on FB, but all the rest almost make me ashamed to admit I’m from the Northeast! But thankfully we’re not all like this. Please don’t tar us all with the same brush. Most of us have higher morals than these poor misguided fools“. Brian. H., New Ollerton

I am sure many of you would have various opinions about this topic since sympathy and forgiveness are relative concepts to different people. Therefore, I invite you to share with me your feedback and insights:

Do you think Facebook is to blame? Do you feel that mercy should be wished upon those who die, regardless of what they did when they were alive and well?

Looking forward to your opinions down below…

Comments and Reactions

  • Hamza Hussaini

    they just deserve the last respects but NOT MORE THAN THAT

  • Yeah, it's kinda of weird, but no one should blame Facebook. It's like blaming a bathroom stall for having inappropriate pictures or language on it. Facebook is just a place for people to create things, if they start controlling what people create it may be worse than just letting people be people. (Stupid as they may be).

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