East StratCom disinformation claim:

The European Court is banning baptism.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 24. January 2017

Debunk claim:

This disinformation was also circulated one year ago http://factcheck.ge/en/article/from-march-2016-the-baptism-of-children-will-be-prohibited-in-member-states-of-the-european-union/ No European Court has banned baptism, as freedom of religion and belief is a cornerstone of EU https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/414/human-rights-democracy_en.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by East Stratcom Network in Disinformation Review issue 56. The item is located at row number 14 in the report.

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