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Borojević Claims “Dismemberment” of Ukraine, Draws Connections to Kosovo

Original article (in Montenegrin) was published on 13/2/2024; Author: Marko Vukajlović Saša Borojević, known for propagating conspiracy theories, continues to appear in Serbian media, reiterating various claims previously analyzed by Raskrinkavanje. In his latest comments on Ukraine, he stated: “Ukraine is a foregone conclusion; there’s little else to discuss. We should pray for an end to […]

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The Media Reported Rumors of Hidden Dead Ukrainian Soldiers as Confirmed News

Original article (in B/C/S) was published on 12/2/2024; Author: Nerma Šehović Several regional media outlets circulated a claim, sourced from social media rumors, alleging that the Ukrainian army has been secretly burying deceased soldiers in mass graves to evade compensating their families. This unverified assertion gained traction as “news” through a YouTube video produced by an […]

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The White House Spokesperson’s Statement on Zero Civilian Casualties in Gaza Has Been Misinterpreted

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 7/2/2024; Author: Pustina Patris The White House Security Spokesperson John Kirby did not state that the number of civilians killed in Gaza is zero. Instead, Kirby stated that zero civilian deaths are the ideal outcome. A video featuring White House National Security spokesperson John Kirby is circulating on social […]

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Viral Video Showing Brutal Murder of Prisoners Filmed in Syria, Not Gaza

Original article (in BCS) was published on 11/01/2024; Author: Marija Manojlović A viral video circulating on Facebook depicts the brutal torture and killing of prisoners. While it is currently being shared in the context of the Gaza war, it actually originated a decade earlier in Syria. Readers reported to us a post on Facebook from December […]

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Understanding the Link Between Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict: Our Current Knowledge and Remaining Questions

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 04/12/2023; Author: Matea Grgurinović The relationship between the climate crisis, migration, and conflict is frequently discussed, yet establishing clear causal connections remains challenging. Climate change not only poses a social threat in itself but is also seen as a factor that exacerbates other risks (often referred to as a […]

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The video of the “fake CNN report” from Israel has been edited 

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 26/10/2023; Author: Amar Karađuz A video clip claiming to be a fake CNN report from the Israel-Gaza border showing “fake Hamas attack on Israel” is making the rounds on social media. The video, posted on a Telegram channel on October 11, 2023, suggests that it’s a staged report on […]

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An Old Video From Egypt Circulated with False Claims of Victim-Faking in Gaza

Original article (in BCS) was published on 06/11/2023; Author: Marija Manojlović A video from 2013 depicting students in Cairo protesting while lying under white sheets has recently resurfaced on social media. Misleading descriptions have suggested that the video was captured in Gaza and is evidence of victim-faking. Published on October 30, 2023, a nearly two-minute video […]

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Staying Informed During Crisis: How to Verify Information on the Israel-Gaza Conflict

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 06/11/2023; Author: Nerma Šehović Amidst the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the influx of information, both accurate and misleading, has surged through social media and various news outlets. We’ve compiled tools and methods to help you sift through this flood of information. For the past few weeks, the world has been closely […]

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Colombia did not expel the Israeli ambassador 

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 26/10/2023; Author: Elma Murić Following a public debate between Colombian President Gustavo Petro and Israeli Ambassador Gali Dagan concerning the conflict escalation in Israel and Gaza, numerous web portals in Southeast Europe falsely claimed that Colombia had expelled Ambassador Dagan. On October 16, the web portal Srbija Danas published […]

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There is no Russia’s “counter-offensive” in Ukraine

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 05/03/2022 Some media in their articles describe the Russian invasion of Ukraine as a “counter-offensive”. Media from all over the world, including our region, are intensively reporting on the war in Ukraine. Some media try to report on the events responsibly, accurately and ethically. On the other hand, […]