East StratCom disinformation claim:

Germany recruits Muslim migrants as policemen. They enforce sharia law.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 25. May 2016

Debunk claim:

Bavaria encourages to recruit immigrants to the police force. As Joachim Herrmann, the Bavarian state interior minister stated, “our colleagues of foreign origin are an important asset to the police service and the best example of how to make integration really work” (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/24/bavaria-launches-drive-to-recruit-immigrants-to-the-police-force/)

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 28. The item is located at row number 44 in the report.

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