Foundation Day celebration video viral as Rahul Gandhi cutting Manmohan Singh’s birthday cake

A video showing the former Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cutting a cake together is circulating widely on social media. The claims made along with this video are that Rahul Gandhi can be seen cutting a birthday cake on the former PM’s birthday. It is important to note that […]

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The video does NOT show Taliban executing Christians in Afghanistan

After the Taliban seized Afghanistan social media platforms have become one of the major sources of sharing misleading content. A gruesome video showing few men beheading a  group of men is widely circulating on social media. The claim made along with this video is that the video shows Taliban executing Christians in Afghanistan. Several instances […]

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FACT CHECK: Unrelated Image of an Indo-Russian Bilateral Meeting Goes Viral As Multi-National Intelligence Agencies Meeting in New Delhi…

A photo of a meeting is being shared on social media with captions claiming that shows intelligence agencies from 5 nations including India’s RAW, Israel’s Mossad, America’s CIA, Russia’s KGB and England’s MI6 met at Delhi recently.   The photo went viral on social media, leaving many users believing that there was a meeting in New Delhi […]

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FACT CHECK: Were Taliban Fighters Playing With Severed Heads In The Video?

A video of a group of people playing with a cut-off human head like a football is going viral on social media. Many have been sharing this video along with a claim that it shows the barbarity of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine […]

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CNN screenshot stating Taliban banning sanitary napkins is Morphed

A screenshot of a purported news report published by CNN is circulating on social media, which claims that the Taliban has banned the use of sanitary napkins, as the Sharia law does not allow the usage of sanitary napkins. The headline of the article mentions, “Taliban bans sanitory napkins in Afghanistan, says it’s not a […]

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Staged protest in Colombia shared as Taliban suffocating Afghan Christians in nylon bags

A horrifying video of people wrapped up in plastic bags has emerged on social media claiming to show the atrocities carried out by the Taliban on Christians in Afghanistan.  It is has been shared with a claim that Taliban wrapped Christians who refused to give up their faith in nylon bags to suffocate them. Fact […]

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FACT CHECK: Video from Wales passed goes viral as Pakistan jet flying over Panjshir in Afghanistan

A video of a fighter jet flying across a valley has gone viral on Social media with claims that the visuals are from Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan and that the jet is from Pakistan. Facebook Post | Archived Post Fact Crescendo found that the video is actually from Mach Loop, a Welsh training circuit where […]

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Images of an injured couple with their newborn are NOT from Afghanistan

Images of a mother holding her newborn baby in a run-down hospital bed covered in glass shards are going viral on social media. It has been claimed that these images show the horrific situation and sufferings of the Afghan people under the new Taliban rule.  The collage of images also shows the father holding his […]

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This little girl is NOT the victim of atrocities committed by the Taliban in Afghanistan

Social media is witnessing a lot of content showing the atrocities carried out by the Taliban in Afghanistan after the change in power. Amidst this, an image of a little girl wearing a colorful outfit lying lifeless on the floor is widely circulating on social media claiming that the Taliban killed the little girl. The […]

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Clip from a movie falsely shared as Taliban detaining prisoners in Panjshir

After the fight in Panjshir valley there have been several reports claiming that atrocities were carried out by the Taliban in the province. Amidst this, a video showing men pushing alleged prisoners into shipping containers is going viral on social media claiming to show the atrocities carried out by the Taliban on their prisoners in […]

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