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About 150,000 females in Sweden have undergone genital mutilation (female genital mutilation, FGM) by the Muslims, implementing their own culture in Scandinavia.

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About 150,000 females in Sweden have undergone genital mutilation (female genital mutilation, FGM) by the Muslims, implementing their own culture in Scandinavia.

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Not recently, not in Sweden and not 150,000. Different variations of the same disinformation have been published this year during June/July on Independentnews.media, Infowars.com and Sputniknews.com. Whereas there are many women that live in Sweden that has been subjected to female genital mutilation prior to coming to Sweden, there are only about 90 reported cases of the practise which are thought to have happened while the girl was living in Sweden bit.ly/2sKzEFj, . Female genital mutilation is illegal in Sweden since 1982, regardless if it is done abroad or in Sweden bit.ly/2u8kqha, . In order to deal with the problem, there is now a massive information campaign in the Stockholm region concerning the issue, in order to educate and eventually prevent it from happening bit.ly/2rm80ly, .

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Reported in: Issue 76
Date: 06.07.2017
Language: Polish
Country: Sweden
Keywords: Islamisation, Muslim/Islam
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: namzalezy.pl
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