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‘Gay Girl In Damascus’ Blogger Banned From Using Computers At Edinburgh University

By Zaid Jilani  

"‘Gay Girl In Damascus’ Blogger Banned From Using Computers At Edinburgh University"

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Tom MacMaster, an American student at Scotland’s Edinburgh University who authored the fictional “Gay Girl In Damascus” blog, has been banned from using campus computers following the revelations that he falsely posed as a lesbian Syrian blogger. “People should stop focusing on the hoaxer and really be focusing on the most important people, the real people who are suffering in Syria,” MacMaster said.

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