ADDED ON: 02/06/2018

Ethan Stables Convicted Over Gay Pride Attack Plan

02/05/2018 | BBC News

Ethan Stables, 20, planned to strike at the LGBTI event at the New Empire pub in Barrow, Cumbria, in June 2017. He claimed he posted comments on Facebook to impress far-right friends and was “ashamed” as he was bisexual. Stables was found guilty of preparing an act of terrorism, threats to kill and possessing explosives. Leeds Crown Court heard he was planning to use an axe and machete during the attack, but the plan was foiled after he told people about it on Facebook.


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