A few senior French columnists have been suspended or terminated for purportedly co-ordinating on the web provocation through a private Facebook gathering.
The to a great extent male Ligue du LOL (League of LOL) ridiculed ladies, including different writers, with assault jokes and photoshopped obscene pictures.
Many ladies have stood up since the gathering was revealed by the significant French day by day Libération.
Libération’s online editorial manager Alexandre Hervaud is among those suspended.
Individuals in the League of LOL set up unknown Twitter accounts so as to bother noticeable columnists, authors and activists – dominatingly focusing on ladies.
Vincent Glad, a notable consultant who likewise worked for Libération, conceded establishing the gathering in 2009. He has additionally been suspended from the paper.