Disinfo: The effort to fight fake news is an effort to censor information

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 52
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/12/2016
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: Censorship, Propaganda
  • Outlet: AC24 Zero Hedge
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Spontaneous celebrations took place in Aleppo after the defeat of the terrorists

Spontaneous celebrations took place in Aleppo after terrorists, supported by the Western powers, were defeated and the city was freed, as shown by video footage. The video is in opposition to claims by mainstream media which only report the suffering in Aleppo.

Disproof

It is unclear - and unlikely - that the video was taken in Aleppo. Moreover, the video was made by Iranian Press TV, which is dubious. Iran is directly engaged in Syria on the side of Bashar al Assad's regime and its media are not independent