Disinfo: Kazakh president nominated to Nobel Peace Prize

Summary

Kazakh president nominated to Nobel Peace Prize.

Disproof

The information comes from the Nobel Peace Prize Watch, which is not the official Nobel Committee. The real Nobel Committtee keeps all nominees a secret for 50 years bit.ly/2ljshjA, , so there is no credible information suggestiong that the President of Kazakhstan is nominated. In last years list from the Nobel Peace Prize Watch the eventual Laureate Mr Juan Manuel Santos bit.ly/2cWwydr, was not even among the nominations which suggests that they do not in fact have the information they claim to have. bit.ly/2ljkWk8, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 60
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 27/02/2017
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Keywords: Other

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Dangerous laboratory experiments are performed on living human subjects at the Richard Lugar Microbiological Laboratory in Georgia and the existence of this laboratory is a pretext for confrontation between Georgia and Russia.

Disproof

The laboratories are a reoccuring target for disinformation by pro-Kremlin outlets, in 2016 pro-Kremlin outlets claimed that the laboratories spread H1N1 virus. An outline of previous disinformation can be sen at Myth Detetctor bit.ly/2mj0iB8, . Lugar Laboratory Center is the only one in Georgia, in the Caucasus and Central Asia, which has a Level 3 Biosafety standard and they are accredited by the World Health Organisation.