Disinfo: There is no democracy in France: Ms Savannah Anselme, interviewed…


There is no democracy in France: Ms Savannah Anselme, interviewed by Rossiya 1, says that President Holland has betrayed the French and is seeking to shut them up. // Migrants cause fear among the population and address local girls disrespectfully: Rossiya 1’s other interviewee, Mrs Raphaelle Tourne, was approached by migrants disrespectfully and says that she is afraid of migrants. // Migrants invaded lycée Jean Carré in the 19th arrondissement in France so the school had to be closed. // Migrants are taking the jobs of European public employees: the pensioner featured in Rossiya 1’s report was replaced by three migrants from Turkey and Algeria when she retired.


Ms Savannah Anselme did not make those statements. // Mrs Raphaelle Tourne's quotes were made up. // The school was already closed before it was offered to migrants as residence. // The interviewed pensioner was not replaced by migrants (bit.ly/1VfEF3t), .


  • Reported in: Issue 27
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/05/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Turkey, France
  • Keywords: Democracy, Sexual harassment, Migration crisis, Europe
  • Outlet: Dmitriy Kiselyov's "Vesti nedeli" news show, 47:05, 49:00, 50:00


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