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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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Video Doesn’t Show Egyptian Teen Aiding Gaza Residents

Original article (in BCS) was published on 12/1/2024; Author: Dino Šakanović The video circulating on social media, allegedly showing an Egyptian teenager delivering aid to Gaza residents via a hole in the border wall, is misleading. This footage actually comes from a 2012 documentary about Palestinian life in the West Bank, around which there is […]

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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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The Widely Shared Video Does Not Depict the Attempted Assassination of the Palestinian President

Original article (in BCS) was published on 14/12/2023; Author: Mladen Lakić A report claiming an assassination attempt on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas emerged on social media and in some news outlets. A video claiming to depict this event has been misrepresented. On November 7, 2023, a news website named Vijesti published a story headlined “Shots […]

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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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It’s Not Ronaldo Holding the Palestinian Flag in the Viral Video

Original article (in BCS) was published on 08/12/2023; Author: Mladen Lakić A video circulating on Facebook, suggesting it shows soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo displaying a Palestinian flag on the field, actually features Moroccan soccer player Jawad El Yamiq. On December 3, 2023, the Facebook page Kakanjski Portal posted the video, along with a caption implying […]