Image of a man attempting suicide in 2018 viral as Taliban’s atrocities in present day Afghanistan

Social media has witnessed several misinformation related to the unrest in Afghanistan since August. Amidst this an image showing a man hanging from a pole with a crying child standing by his side is circulating on social media. The social media users claim that the image shows a recent incident from Afghanistan showing the atrocities […]

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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: Video from 2020 shared as Afghan civilians setting fire to Pakistan’s border Check post recently

A video of violence and arson by a group of people setting what looks like a security post on fire is going viral on social media as Afghan civilians setting fire to a Pakistan security post recently.  The claims are being made in connection with recent reports of a stampede at the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing […]

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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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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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