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Dozens of angry Israelis vandalised the office of Facebook in Tel Aviv on Sunday following protests that began outside the social media organisation's office on Saturday night.

Local news channels reported that a giant red hand has been posted outside the office in Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv along with a graffiti "Blood on your hands" and "Stop_FB_Terror".

According to Israel National News, the Jews are miffed at the social networking site's refusal to take down pages by Palestinians, which Israelis claim are inciting violence against "Jews and Israelis".

The Israelis claim that despite being flagged down as offensive content, Facebook has declined to take down the pages. "Facebook does not remove pages of incitement which call to murder Israelis," Rotem Gaz, a protester who was behind the graffiti, told a local news channel.

"They don't like to take down these pages because the more bells and whistles there are, the more time people spend on the site which is worth money to them. I decided to go out and campaign against them to make it clear our blood is on their hands," Gaz told Channel 2 on Sunday morning.

Since the company was not allowing them to write the message on Facebook wall, "We decided to do it on the company's physical wall, outside the network," he added.

Israel has hit hard by a slew of attacks in the last weeks from the Palestinians. The rampant incidents of stabbings, arson and stoning have severely crippled any scope for peace in the conflicted region.

Several videos and photos, mostly of Palestinian youth shot down while attempting to stab Jews has been widely shared on social media websites.

Israel has been trying hard to suppress all such content from Facebook. The Israel Law Center (Shurat Hadin) has filed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook in the United States for refusing to take down inciting pages by Palestinian militants and suspected terrorists.

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