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“I am Alive, but in Pain!” Says Safia Ferozi Dismissing Rumors About Her Death…

Ever since the Taliban has taken over Afghanistan, the lives of Afghans have changed for worse. Especially the lives of minorities and women in the country. The short lived period of limited freedom of Afghan women has now come to an end. One such woman was the first female commander in the Afghan Air Force, […]

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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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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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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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FACT CHECK: Old videos of violence by ISIS going viral as recent atrocities by the Taliban at Afghanistan

A violent video going viral on the internet shows some people kneeling while a few men shoot them all. Following the visuals of the gruesome killing of the men who were kneeling down, we can see that some occupants on a truck are also killed. This video is going viral with the claim that these […]

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FACT CHECK: Old and Unrelated Image Goes Viral As Meeting Between Mullah Baradar and UN Humanitarian Head Martin Griffiths…

Recently, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban regime Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and his delegation met Martin Griffiths, UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs at the foreign Ministry in Kabul. An image tagged with this news is getting widely shared on Twitter. The image gives an impression the Taliban delegation was greeted by […]

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FACT CHECK: Image being shared as 1000s of Taliban/ Terrorists captured in Panjshir is 20 Years Old…

Panjshir, the last bastion holding up against Taliban and the region is witnessing an intense war between Taliban and the Northern Alliance forces. While Taliban has made advances into the territory and have claimed control over the entire region, there are claims that thousands of Talibs have been arrested by the Northern Alliance members. However, […]

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FACT CHECK: The Man Seen Hanging On A Black Hawk Helicopter Is A Talib Trying To Hoist A Flag…

A video showing a man dangling on a Black Hawk Helicopter from Kandahar has gone viral and is creating a lot of sensation not only on social media but also on mainstream media. People started sharing this video claiming that it shows another example of cruelty Taliban is inflicting on the Afghans.   However, when Fact […]

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FACT CHECK: An Old Image of Blast in Iraq Shared as Recent Attack in Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan Administered Kashmir…

An image has gone viral on social media with a claim that the image is of the aftermath of a bomb blast that happened recently in Gilgit-Baltistan, which killed many Pak army soldiers. However, when we did a fact check on the image, we found that the image has no relation with Pakistan and in […]

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Old and Unrelated Image Shared as The Corpse of Afghan Comedian Khasha Zwan Murdered by Taliban…

An old image of a dead body is being circulated among some social media users and media outlets falsely claimed to be of Afghan Comedian Nazar Mohammad popularly known as Khasha Zwan who was tortured and killed by Taliban in Kandahar.  A Facebook user by the name of  Zahid Mohmand shared the image on July […]

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