East StratCom disinformation claim:

The US, Britain and EU have become dictatorships.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 23. May 2016

Debunk claim:

Repeating already debunked disinformation. According to the Freedom House’s Freedom in the World Index 2016, which measures the degree of civil liberties and political rights in every nation, all members of the European Union as well as the USA classify as “free” (https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/freedom-world-2016).

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 33 in the report.

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