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Migrants responsible for increase in robberies, murders and rapes in Germany

Summary of Disinformation

After Germany allowed mass migration, its statistics on murder, rape, robbery and hooliganism increased by 300-500%.

The consequences could be seen on 2017 New Year’s Eve, when migrants raped more than 100 German women at the main square of Cologne.

These arguments were used to criticise Georgia for signing the UN Global Compact on Migration.


No statistics regarding the specific increase in crimes and assaults were presented. No correlation between them and a bigger number of migrants was introduced.

Due to strict police measures, no severe incidents nor rapes were reported on the New Year's Eve 2017: bit.ly/2ilJD1t.

Recurring narratives on migrants as threats to security and manipulation of stories on sexual assaults in Cologne in 2015/2016.

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Reported in: Issue 131
Date: 17.12.2018
Language: Georgian
Country: Germany, Georgia
Keywords: Cologne assaults, Migration crisis
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Asaval – Dasavali
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