A video has been circulated showing an incident in a Pakistani court where lawyers are seen subjecting a woman to torture, allegedly based on the claim that her only fault is being Hindu and residing in Pakistan.

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Fact Check:

Inorder to check the claim we analyzed keyframes and performed a reverse image search on various search engines.

Through the utilization of reverse imaging techniques it was determined that the shared video is from Shakargarh, Pakistan and dates back to Oct, 2019 as per reports authorities received petitions from the parties and FIR was lodged against the culprits. The video is being shared with communal twist.



False Context/Propaganda


Our research confirmed that the the sharing of a  old video with an altered and erroneous context in Pakistan, represents a deliberate effort to propagate false and defamatory claims against the minorities.

ABCDE Framework-Based Analysis 

Actor General Public
Behavior Old video from Oct, 2019 reshared with communal rift.
ContentSocial Media posts. 
DegreeThe targeted audience of the post was general public. The disinformation was spread on Twiter mainly. 
Effect The video appears to have a clear bias against the Hindu Minorities in Pakistan, with the intention of triggering communal hate.