East StratCom disinformation claim:

Germans will be unable to charge sexual offenders if they have a migrant background.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 11. July 2016

Debunk claim:

In fact, after mass sexual assaults in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, the German Parliament voted in favor of a stricter sexual-assault law that could also ease deportation rules for refugees convicted of sex-related offenses: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/07/german-mps-back-stricter-rape-laws-after-cologne-attacks

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Political Capital Institute in Disinformation Review issue 35. The item is located at row number 29 in the report.

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