This couple belongs to the Hindu community and this incident is not related to Love-Jihad

On 20th September 2019, a video was posted on Facebook by a user named ‘Bhataia Ji’. In this video, the public is seen beating up a young man. In the description of this post, it is written, ‘Nafis, a resident of Ramgarh, Jharkhand, took his Hindu girlfriend and attacked her with scissors; he was caught […]

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A mentally unwell old woman was beaten on the wrong charge of child theft

On 3rd September 2019, a Facebook user named “sachchaee vahee dikhao jo sach hai indiya” posted a video on Facebook. In this post, a video of an old woman is shown and it has been said that “a child thief has been caught in Siwan”. In this post, it has been claimed that ‘the old […]

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People mistook an intoxicated woman for being a child kidnapper and handed her over to the police

On 29 August 2019, a video has been shared on a Facebook page called ‘Madhesh 24 Hours’, in which the crowd is trying to catch a woman nearby. The description of the video reads, “woman caught red-handed while kidnapping little children in Manda”. This post claims’s that the woman shown in the video is a […]

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In the program of several development projects in Mathura, a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being spread with false claims

On 12th September 2019, a Facebook user named ‘Krishna Rathi’ posted a video on Facebook. In this post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen sitting in front of a plastic pile, talking to a group of women. In the description of this post, it is mentioned, “2 camera men bulaakar kaaleen par kachara bichhaakar kaun […]

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A mentally challenged person was beaten up as the crowd suspected him of being a child kidnapper

Many claims pertaining to child theft are becoming viral on social media these days. Often in such cases people are falling prey into misconceptions and beating-up old, poor, mentally challenged people. Many times they are mistaken for child kidnappers and taken to the police station. We have recently uncovered many such false claims. We shall […]

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This fabricated video has been designed by adding pictures and videos of old incidents held in different cities. It is being spread with the claim that the videos represent the current situation of Kashmir.

19th August 2019 a Facebook user named Sanju Jannat shared a video on Facebook. This video is made by adding different videos and 4 photographs. By watching the video we can make out that people are being tortured. It is written in the description of this post “situation of Kashmir and Kashmiris … don’t know […]

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The video from 2016 Haryana riots is being spread claiming it is current situation of Kashmir

On 17th August a Facebook user named Ik Tiger posted a video on Facebook. In this video the police were seen conducting lathicharge on protesters. The description of the post says: “Let the world see what @narendramodiGovt is doing in #Kashmir. The #Hitler from the East rises while the world sleeps. @realDonaldTrump should consider imposing […]

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The incident of 2016 Akhnoor city in Jammu is being showcased and spread as a current incident by the nephew of Keshav Maurya, Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

On 17th August 2019, a Facebook user Arun Gautam BirWa shared a video on Facebook. In this video, a man was seen dragging a Sikh person by his hair and brutally beating him. In the description of this post, it is mentioned “In Allahabad, the nephew of Keshav Maurya, Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, […]

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