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A Georgian boy was beaten to death in Turkey for stealing a jacket

Summary of Disinformation

A photo showing a dead man depicts the corpse of the Georgian boy who was beaten to death by Turkish men for stealing a jacket in Turkey.


The photo actually depicts a Turkish citizen, who jumped from the 3rd floor of a hotel in Turkey. Myth Detector has the full debunk mythdetector.ge/en/node/749, and they believe it to be an attempt to stir up anti-Turkish sentiments in Georgia with the help of disinformation, something we have seen before euvsdisinfo.eu/mh17-disinformation-back-in-the-headlines/, , www.stopfake.org/en/?s=autonomy, .

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Reported in: Issue 86
Date: 28.10.2017
Language: Georgian
Country: Turkey, Georgia
Keywords: ethnic tension
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Geoworld.ge
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