East StratCom disinformation claim:

Chancellor Angela Merkel is responsible for the Brussels terror attacks as the perpetrators were Muslim immigrants.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 22. March 2016

Debunk claim:

Most of the perpetrators of recent attacks in both Paris and Brussels were European citizens who could move between countries on the continent freely and undetected (http://www.france24.com/en/20160328-paris-brussels-attacks-highlight-security-challenges-eu).

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 21. The item is located at row number 31 in the report.

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