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Old Plane Wreckage Photo Misidentified as Site of Iranian President’s Fatal Crash

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 22/5/2024; Author: Irna Halilović A photo of a school plane that crashed in 2020 has resurfaced in several web articles and social media posts, falsely presented as the wreckage from the helicopter crash that killed the Iranian president on May 19, 2024. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein […]

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Labeling Georgian Demonstrators as “Foreign Agents”

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 21/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović For weeks, Georgia has been engulfed in protests motivated by the passage of the so-called “foreign agents” law. Regional media outlets have disseminated disinformation about these protests, labeling them as attempted coups or alleging they were orchestrated by Western powers and foreign agents. In recent […]

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The Law on “Foreign Agents” Has Not Yet Been Adopted in Republika Srpska

Original article (in B/H/S) was published on 15/5/2024; Author: Mladen Lakić While covering protests in Georgia against the proposed “foreign agents” law, a web portal mistakenly reported in its headline that such a law had already been adopted in Republika Srpska. On May 14, 2024, the Georgian parliament passed a law on “transparency of foreign influence”, […]

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US-Sanctioned TV Incorrectly Identifies the “Real Culprit” Behind Sanctions

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 13/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović Alternative Television in Banja Luka has accused an opposition politician of “dictating” who should be included on the American blacklist. On April 20, 2024, the web portal of Alternative television published an article featuring the following title: Who is behind the sanctions and pressure on […]

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Old Military Convoy Footage Misused for Fearmongering

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 7/5/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović At the end of April, amidst current political tensions, old footage and news reports of military convoy movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the surrounding region were circulated on social networks. At the end of April, amid rising political tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, various […]

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UN Srebrenica Resolution Sparks New Wave of Genocide Denial in Media

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 25/4/2024; Author: Mladen Lakić The announcement of a UN debate on a resolution to condemn genocide denial in Srebrenica and declare July 11 as an international day of remembrance sparked widespread media coverage in the region, much of which denied the classification of the crime. On April 17, 2024, […]

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The Viral Video of the Israeli “Iron Dome” Is Unrelated to the Recent Iranian Attack

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 16/4/2024; Author: Marija Ćosić A video from October 2023 is being circulated with claims that it depicts an Iranian missile attack on Israel in April of this year. On the night of April 13, 2024, Iran launched hundreds of missiles and drones at Israel. According to Israeli officials, most […]

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Misidentified Video: Explosions in Ukrainian Crimea Mistakenly Labeled as ‘Attack on Tel Aviv’

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 18/4/2024; Author: Amar Karađuz Days before Iran launched drones and missiles at targets in Israel, footage of explosions in Crimea was shared on Facebook with claims that Tel Aviv had been attacked. On the night of April 13-14, 2024, Iran launched a barrage of hundreds of missiles and drones […]

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The ‘Confession’ Video of the Ukrainian Official Is Fabricated

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 2/4/2024; Author: Maida Salkanović An edited video circulating on social media, which portrays a Ukrainian security official ‘admitting’ Ukraine’s involvement in a terrorist attack in Moscow, originated from Russian media sources. Four armed assailants attacked concertgoers at the “Picnic” concert on March 22, 2024, at Crocus City Hall near […]

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Trump’s Old Speech Does Not Prove Obama’s Involvement with ISIS or the Moscow Attacks

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 5/4/2024; Author: Maida Salkanović Following the terrorist attack in Moscow at the end of March, erroneous reports emerged alleging that Donald Trump had accused Barack Obama of being linked to ISIS and the attack orchestrated by its members. On March 22, 2024, four gunmen launched an attack on over […]