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Old South Korean Photo Misrepresented as US Weapons in Israel

Original article (in Bosnian) was published on 4/3/2024; Author: Irna Halilović Social media users are circulating a photo of stacked bombs, claiming they show weapons the US sent to Israel during the Gaza war. However, the photo was actually taken ten years ago at a military base in South Korea. On December 31, 2023, a photo […]

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Footage Not Showing ‘Bombs Disguised as Food Cans’

Original article (in BCS) was published on 2/2/2024; Author: Marija Manojlović Several web portals have published articles alleging that Israelis in Gaza are disguising bombs as food cans to trap Palestinians. However, the video referenced by these articles does not substantiate these claims. On January 23, 2024, the web portal Slobodna Dalmacija released an article with […]

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Scattered Clothing on Times Square Unrelated to Protest Against Zara

Original article (in Serbian) was published on 15/12/2023; Author: Milica Ljubičić A TikTok video showing Times Square in New York City buried in clothes has been circulating with comments suggesting Americans are discarding Zara fashion items in protest. “After Zara released an offensive advertisement about the war in Gaza, Americans threw out all Zara’s clothing in […]

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Balancing Act: Media, Disinformation, and Bias in the Israel-Palestine Conflict

By: Maida Salkanović The recent major escalation in the enduring conflict between Israel and Palestine, the most significant in decades, has led to an information surge on social media and news platforms. The large amount of disinformation and polarizing narratives complicate the task of making sense of the available information. On October 7, the Palestinian […]

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SDS local chapter video does not show weapons under Gaza hospital 

Original article (in Slovenian) was published on 27/11/2023; Author: Žan Premrov A video posted on Facebook by the Cirkulane local chapter of the Democratic Party (SDS) shows an Israeli police raid in Beitunia, a town in the West Bank, in August this year. “There is also arms trade ongoing under the Gaza hospital,” claimed the Cirkulane […]

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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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The resolution that Croatia opposed does not mention Hamas but does demand the release of all hostages

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 31/10/2023; Author: Sanja Despot The General Assembly was presented with a resolution emphasizing respect for international law and trying to address the difficult humanitarian situation in Gaza. Croatia was against it. “The text of the resolution in question does not mention that Hamas carried out a terrorist attack on […]

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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 […]