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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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Irish Soccer Players Did Not Disrespect the Israeli Anthem in Protest Against Gaza Attacks

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 5/3/2024; Author: Pustina Patris Claim: Irish soccer players turned their backs during the Israeli anthem in a protest. Verdict: Missing context On February 23, 2024, the under-17 girls’ soccer teams from Ireland and Israel competed at the Air Albania Stadium in Tirana. Following the match, several Albanian-speaking portals and […]

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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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Gaza: Unprecedented Journalist Casualties and Suffering, Coupled with Western Media Silence

Original article (in Croatian) was published on 25/1/2024; Author: Ana Benačić More journalists have been killed in the ten weeks of war in Gaza than in any other country over the entire year. The scale of the industrial demolition of Gaza and its population after October 7 has in many ways overshadowed numerous war conflicts in […]

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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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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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Despite Accusations, Arnold Schwarzenegger Advocates for Palestinian Statehood

Original article (in Albanian) was published on 03/01/2023 Arnold Schwarzenegger, the renowned actor, has declared his support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, refuting claims of using derogatory language against Palestinians. In an October interview, the iconic star of “The Terminator” discussed the Israel-Palestine conflict. Various online articles have listed celebrities who have a pro-Israel […]

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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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RTV Slovenija Does Not Promote Anti-Semitism in Its Reporting

Original article (in Slovenian) was published on 04/12/2023; Author: Katja Turšič The articles referred to by Nova24tv in its reports put Israel’s actions in the appropriate political and international legal context, says Primož Šterbenc, assistant professor at the Faculty of Management, University of Primorska.  On November 8, the portal Nova24tv reported that the Slovenian national public […]