East StratCom disinformation claim:

The European Parliament’s resolution on anti-EU propaganda from Russia and Islamist terrorist groups equates the Russian media with the propaganda of Daesh.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 23. November 2016

Debunk claim:

The resolution stresses that the EU needs to counter disinformation campaigns and propaganda from third states, such as Russia, and non-state actors, like Daesh, Al-Qaeda and other violent jihadi terrorist groups. There is a clear distinction between these. The resolution also describes the differences. http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/20161118IPR51718/meps-sound-alarm-on-anti-eu-propaganda-from-russia-and-islamist-terrorist-groups

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 18 in the report.

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