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: 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 image of an Indonesian Goldmine Shared as an Afghan Goldmine on Social Media.

An old image of a gold mine in Indonesia was shared on social media as the image of the Qara-Zaghn gold mine of Afghanistan. It was made viral on February.11.2021 by social media users who claimed that the gold mine is in the Baghlan province of Afghanistan. Claim: On February.11.2021, the Afghan social media users […]

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FACT CHECK: Commander Alipoor Is Not Dead As Fake Viral Social Media Posts Claim…

In Afghanistan, most of the social media users reported that Abdul Ghani Alipoor has been killed in a military operation. However, when we investigated about the viral claim, we found this news to be fake. Claim: On 19th February, the Afghan social media was abuzz with the news of death of Commander Abdul Ghani Alipoor […]

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Afghan News Agencies Share Old and Unrelated Photo as Photo of a Building Gutted Down by Fire in Maidan-Wardak Province…

A photo of a military operation from Helmand province of Afghanistan went viral as photo of a building gutted down by fire in Maidan-Wardak province of Afghanistan. Many news agencies and social media users published it as the burned building in Behsud District of Maidan-Wardak.  Let’s see the posts that made the claim in detail […]

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