Disinfo: The migration crisis diverts attention from "American invasion" of the...

Summary

The migration crisis diverts attention from “American invasion” of the Baltic states and Poland. The American forces will swarm the European side of the Russian border.

Disproof

Although new NATO outposts will be or already was established in Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria, those will host only a few dozen military personnel. For the alliance, the new outposts are meant to establish a NATO presence without violating its 1997 promise not to permanently station troops on Russia’s borders. on.wsj.com/1OccNa0,

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  • Reported in: Issue 3
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/10/2015
  • Outlet language(s) Hungarian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Poland, US, Lithuania, Estonia, Baltic states, Russia, Latvia
  • Keywords: European Union, Migration crisis, Warmongering
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The European Union has declared war on internet free speech:...

The European Union has declared war on internet free speech: in partnership with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, it has unveiled a “code of conduct” to combat the spread of “illegal hate speech” online in Europe.

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The European Commission, together with social media companies, share a collective responsibility and pride in promoting and facilitating freedom of expression throughout the online world. However, the Commission and the IT Companies recognise that the spread of illegal hate speech online not only negatively affects the groups or individuals that it targets, it also negatively impacts those who speak out for freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination in our open societies and has a chilling effect on the democratic discourse on online platforms. By signing the code of conduct, the IT companies commit to continuing their efforts to tackle illegal hate speech online (bit.ly/25vWgXU), .