A video has been circulated showing visuals of recent refugee ship havoc in Greece on June 14, 2023.

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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 Mediterranean Sea and dates back to May, 2016.



False Context/Misleading


Our research confirmed that an old video of refugee ship havoc was shared as recent incident from Greece.

ABCDE Framework-Based Analysis 

ActorGeneral Public
BehaviorVideo from Mediterranean Sea shared as recent incident from Greece.
DegreeThe targeted audience of the post was general public. The disinformation was spread on Twitter and Facebook mainly.
EffectThe video was shared to gain fake engagements by sharing old video.