East StratCom disinformation claim:
A law has been passed in Great Britain, according to which all paedophiles or homosexuals will be rehabilitated from crimes committed in the past.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 4. November 2016
The British Government has announced that gay and bisexual men convicted of now-abolished sexual offences in England and Wales are to receive posthumous pardons. These persons did not commit any crimes but were convicted over consensual samesex relationships. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37711518
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by EEAS Tbilisi in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 97 in the report.