East StratCom disinformation claim:

Supporters of European integration sacrificed Jo Cox for the purpose of manipulating the masses.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 17. June 2016

Debunk claim:

Conspiracy theory. Thomas Mair, Cox’s constituent with links to extreme rightwing, nationalist groups, has been charged with murder for the gun and knife attack on the Labour MP (http://www.politico.eu/article/uk-police-charge-thomas-mair-with-jo-cox-murder/).

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by European Values Think-Tank in Disinformation Review issue 32. The item is located at row number 11 in the report.

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