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Muslims were “celebrating” in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Champs-Elysees in Paris which left one person dead on the night of Thursday, 20th of April.

Summary of Disinformation

Muslims were “celebrating” in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the Champs-Elysees in Paris which left one person dead on the night of Thursday, 20th of April.


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Disproof

The video was posted by a leader of Britain First – a far-right British political organization. The footage is actually a group of Pakistanis in London – on the outskirts of Tooting Broadway, southwest of the British capital – celebrating a victory for Pakistan in a cricket match in 2009. The video was posted on YouTube on June 22, 2009:bit.ly/2oY80p1. After being alerted by several Internet users, the tweet was deleted.

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Reported in: Issue 67
Date: 21.04.2017
Language: English
Country: France
Keywords: Muslim/Islam, Terrorism, Paris attacks
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Twitter
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