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Swedish lady on trial for speculating in migrant's IQ

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Swedish lady is on trial for saying that migrants ‘Drop IQ to Goldfish Level’ in Sweden.

The Swedish National Board of Forensic Medicine concluded that 83 percent of the age-tested unaccompanied refugee “children” proved in fact to be adults.


The Swedish woman referred to has been prosecuted for several cases of online hate crime, not just for simply saying something. The case is now in court. http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=91&artikel=6905181

Regarding the 83% referred to in the article, it is a case of misrepresentation of numbers. On July 4th, the National Board of Forensic Medicine published a news article on its site where current statistics on medical age assessments were presented. From the information it is apparent that in 1215 cases it has been assessed that the person is18 years or older. However, the total number of cases is 5966, which means that the real percentage is 20%. The number 1481 referred to by the article is not the total number of cases but the total number of statements issued by the National Board of Forensic Medicine to the Migration Board - hence those are the cases when the migration Board have asked for help in the assessment.http://bit.ly/2uLULc0

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Reported in: Issue 102
Date: 16.03.2018
Language: English
Country of Origin: Sweden
Reported by: East Stratcom Network
Keywords: Migration crisis
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik
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