Disinfo: The recent influx of migrants caused a massive rise of...

Summary

The recent influx of migrants caused a massive rise of crime in Sweden.

Disproof

No evidence for the claims. Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter analyzed crime statistics between October 2015 and January 2016 and concluded that refugees were responsible for only 1 percent of all criminal incidents. wapo.st/2lMehkt, . According to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention's Swedish Crime Survey, between 2005 and 2015, the proportion of people who reported that they were victims of any crime during the past year decreased from 26 percent to 24 percent. A group for which likelihood to be subject to a crime rather increased over the past period were for people born in Sweden but whose two parents were born abroad.bit.ly/2l7jeXT, .

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 60
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/02/2017
  • Outlet language(s) Czech
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Sweden
  • Keywords: Refugees, Migration crisis
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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