Disinfo: George Soros finances organisations that deal with subversive activities

Summary

If we analyse the activities of George Soros funds, we see that their main goal is to finance organisations that are engaged in subversive activities: promoting “liberal values”, primarily homosexuality, the fight against Christianity, the massive importation of immigrants who are ethnically and culturally alien to Europe to the population. All this is covered by the beautiful slogans of “open society”, “protection of human rights”.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory, promoting the pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives, claiming that NGO-s and pro-Western political parties are controlled from abroad and follow an agenda established by George Soros or other external ”curators”, aiming to change the political system in the country and destroy national values. See here a similar case claiming that Soros network aims to legalise paedophilia in Romania or a case about how George Soros invests in education to destroy the national spirit.

The Soros Foundation has been working in Moldova since 1992, financing and promoting programmes and activities in areas such as media, justice and human rights, good governance, and public health with the aim to support the development of an open society. Since then, dozens of Moldovan specialists have been employed by the foundation or collaborated in its programmes.

Another fund sponsored by George Soros is the Open Society Foundation, a network of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. The first international foundation was created in Hungary in 1984. Now, the Open Society Foundations support projects in more than 120 countries. In the field of education, the foundation bases its projects on a commitment to social justice and human rights. It promotes ”child-centered high-quality schooling and teacher training, while seeking to strengthen good governance and accountability across educational institutions and systems”, as it is mentioned on the official web site of the Foundation.

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  • Reported in: Issue 194
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/04/2020
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Moldova
  • Keywords: Conspiracy theory, Human rights, Conspiracy, George Soros
  • Outlet: Ehomd.info
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