Misleading

Daily Jang misled by YouTuber Chandler Hallow’s tweet

Claim: Digital news media misreported Youtuber Chandler Hallow’s accidental death Fact: Chandler Hallow shared a doctored screenshot of a BBC News webpage in a humorous…

False

Aurat March Poster goes Viral on Twitter

Claim: A placard raised at Aurat March 2022 “God Please Give Me a Penis I Want To Rape Men” Fact: A poster raised at Aurat…

Out of Context

Image used out of context to criticize Sindh govt’s rejection of the Sehat Card

By Areeba Fatima | 06 January 2022 | 07:32 PM Claim: A tweet criticising the rejection of Sehat Card policy in Sindh shared an image…

Misleading

Afghan flag has not been banned, but restricted in practice by the Taliban government

By Areeba Fatima | 26 October 2021 | 10:32 AM Claim: Twitter users claimed Member of National Assembly (MNA) Mohsin Dawar’s Tweet saying the tri-color…

False

Shabaz Gill lies about the Forbes’ article “20 Most Dangerous Places For Women”

By Areeba Fatima | 21 September 2021 | 6:30 PM Claim: Forbes’ article does not consider Pakistan in the 20 Most Dangerous Places for Women.…

Disinformation

Zaid Hamid has amplified the COVID-19 vaccine disinformation campaign

By Areeba Fatima | 15th June 2021 | 3:41 PM Syed Zaid Zaman Hamid, far-right writer and activist has regularly been posting tweets on his…

False

Former DG FIA Bashir Memon never took back his statement

Former DG FIA Bashir Memon did not take his statement back. In fact it has been consistently the same and he never claimed that PM Imran Khan took Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s name directly with regards to preparing a case against the Justice. Basic Fact Check found Arsalan Khalid’s tweet about Bashir Memon taking back his statement.

Out of Context

PM Khan did not threaten to dissolve the assemblies

An excerpt of the statement made by Asad Umar has been taken out of context to imply the presence of an imminent threat that Prime Minister Imran Khan may dissolve the assemblies. However, Asad Umar said this in the context of when and if Opposition blackmails Khan into straying from his goal to bring change to Pakistan.

True

The No Confidence Motion has been filed

Fact: The No Confidence motion against the PM has been filed by the Opposition Claim: The No Confidence motion has been tabled at the Parliament…

False

Ministry of Finance spokesperson lies about India’s inflation rate

By Areeba Fatima | 22 October 2021 | 9:45 AM Claim: India’s rate of inflation was 7.5% in September 2021 Fact: India’s rate of inflation…

False

Tara Baloch is from Iran

By Areeba Fatima | 08 August 2021 | 11:59 PM Claim: Tara Baloch from Balochistan (Pakistan) scored 162 on the Oxford IQ Test Fact: Tara…