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In an effort to step up its public awareness campaign against misinformation spread by human traffickers, the German government plans to kickoff RumoursAboutGermany.info on Monday.

"We want to prevent people in an already difficult situation from embarking on their journey with romanticized ideas and false expectations," said the Foreign Ministry.

"That's why we're combating the spread of rumours with objective information," the federal institution added.

The website RumoursAboutGermany.info will list seven major lies that traffickers spread about Germany as a refugee destination as well as the journey there. Here are some examples:


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