East StratCom disinformation claim:

Swedish authorities have banned Christmas lights because of Muslims.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 29. October 2016

Debunk claim:

The Swedish traffic authority banned the lights on its own properties due to Swedish energy laws,it is not related to any religious concerns. http://ac24.cz/zpravy-ze-sveta/9059-svedsko-zakaz-svetelna-vyzdoba-urazka-muslim

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Kremlin Watch (European Values think-tank), http:, wwweuropeanvalues net/kremlinwatch/ in Disinformation Review issue 46. The item is located at row number 57 in the report.

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