Disinfo: The “White Helmets” produce fake videos about their own work

Summary

The “White Helmets” produce fake videos about their own work in Syria and their work is dubious.

Disproof

The White Helmets are the only independent observers present in the part of Syria where Russia is fighting alongside Assad. Russia has consistently tried to compromise the NGO with accusations. The NGO is widely respected and recently received this year's Right Livelihood Award.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue51
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/11/2016
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Syria
  • Keywords: White Helmets, Syrian War

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