Zayn suffers Palestine tweet abuse

Zayn Malik has been the subject of hate messages after posting a tweet in support of Palestine

Zayn Malik has been the subject of hate messages after posting a tweet in support of Palestine

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Zayn Malik has received a backlash of abusive messages after he posted a Twitter message in support of Palestine.

The One Direction singer, who was brought up a Muslim, posted the hashtag #freePalestine to his 13 million followers today, and it has already been shared more than 140,000 times.

Among the abusive responses on the micro-blogging site were messages telling him to "go kill yourself" while others called him "ignorant" and accused him of supporting terrorists.

Another told him: "The world hates you."

One pro-Israel fan said: 'You have fans in #Israel. It broke me that one of my idols wants me to die."

But other users praised him for the comment, provoking a heated debate among his fans.

Ahmad Ayyoub said: "thanks for being brave, thanks for being a human Zayn, free Palestine."

Another told him: "Don't let the hate messages you're getting deter you from speaking the truth! #FreePalestine."

Rihanna is among other celebrities to have spoken out in support of the social media campaign #freePalestine.

She tweeted the hashtag earlier this month before deleting it just minutes later, and instead posting a message asking people to pray "for peace and a swift end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict".

One tweeter said: "Pathetic how people can support the killer state of Israel, whereas Zayn Malik Rihanna get threatened when they support #FreePalestine".

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9:20pm Mon 28 Jul 14

theWorkerScum says...

What does Freeing 'Palestine' have anything to do with Zayn wanting to kill anyone or being ignorant.
What does Freeing 'Palestine' have anything to do with Zayn wanting to kill anyone or being ignorant. theWorkerScum
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