Disinfo: Sweden is close to collapse. There are 55 death zones…

Summary

Sweden is close to collapse. There are 55 death zones in the country. Jihad is starting in Malmo. Swedes are about to become the minority in Sweden, rape numbers are at record high. Sweden is getting ready for a war.

Disproof

Conspiracy theories; there are no death zones, jihad or civil war in Sweden. // Swedes are not becoming a minority, about 16% of Swedens population is born abroad bit.ly/2u632JL, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 76
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/06/2017
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: Sweden
  • Keywords: Islamic extremism, Migration crisis
  • Outlet: parlamentnilisty.cz
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Iranian government’s national broadcaster, IRIB, distributes photographic proof that IS…

Iranian government’s national broadcaster, IRIB, distributes photographic proof that IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian airstrike in May 2017.

Disproof

The same photos have been circulating around the Internet since 2014. Polygraph.info tracked down the origins of these photographs to the Islamic State Twitter account Al-I’tisaam, which has been inactive since at least 2014. Russia’s defense ministry has announced that al-Baghdadi “might have been killed” in a Russian airstrike in Raqqa, Syria, on May 28. His death hasn't been verified with credible intelligence. bit.ly/2tCSq4q,

The White Helmets are responsible for the chemical attack in…

The White Helmets are responsible for the chemical attack in Syria earlier this year.

Disproof

Common pro-Kremlin disinformation, already debunked (see bit.ly/2oaRwcQ, ). The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed that chemical weapons were used in Syria, but it is yet to be proven who is responsible for the attack. UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism will carry out the invesigation.

Ukraine is a nest of neo-Nazis due to the Orange…

Ukraine is a nest of neo-Nazis due to the Orange Revolutions supported by the US and George Soros.

Disproof

Reoccuring disinformation with no evidence given. Democratic and inclusive Presidential elections were held on 25 May 2014. This was reconfirmed by the parliamentary elections of 26 October 2014, where parties devoted to democratic values received the broad majority of votes. The far-right Right Sector (often depicted as "fascists" by pro-Kremlin outlets) gained only 1,8% of the votes, far short of the threshold needed to enter the parliament. Ukraine's electorate clearly voted for unity and moderation, not separatism or extremism, and the composition of the parliament reflects that (bit.ly/1Tdu8Qw), Repeating already debunked disinformation. The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to the Yanukovych government’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013.