Disinfo: Young people organised a dance party at Notre Dame after the fire

Summary

Young people organised a dance party at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris after the fire.

Disproof

Video footage which was described as a youth party at Notre Dame was filmed at an electronic music festival organised at the St. Vincent Church in Metz, France, on 27 March 2016. The video, filmed by Irenee Sutter, had 200,000 views within 72 hours.

As for Notre Dame, entry was banned after the fire on 15 April 2019. ABC News quotes French authorities as saying that the cathedral might open for visitors as late as in three years’ time.

The Notre Dame fire caused a flurry of disinformation reports spanning a range of anti-Western and anti-European narratives, from Islamisation to moral decay in Europe.

 

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 147
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/04/2019
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: France
  • Keywords: Notre Dame, European values, Europe
  • Outlet: Newposts.cc
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Disproof

No evidence given. This is a recurring narrative on the Ukraine elections.

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Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative on the elections in Ukraine and Nazism in Ukraine.

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The Freemasons ordered the fire at Notre Dame. A secret world society, the Committee of 300, destroys evidence before escaping from Earth.

Disproof

Recurrent pro-Kremlin conspiracy narrative about the fire in Notre Dame. The investigation into the causes of the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral of Paris is ongoing. Recently, the French investigators stated that an electrical short circuit may have caused the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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