A video has been circulated showing an incident in a Pakistani claiming Hindu minority women in Pakistan being dragged and tortured for refusing conversion.

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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 Sialkot, Pakistan and dates back to Jan, 2022 as per reports the incident took place in Sialkot in Pakistan and the reason behind the incident was a land dispute. It also confirms that the victim woman shown in the video is not a Hindu but Muslim Munawar Bibi.



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 Renowned journalists, Media Outlet, General Public
Behavior Old video from Jan, 2022 reshared with communal rift.
ContentSocial Media posts. 
DegreeThe targeted audience of the post was general public. The disinformation was spread on Twitter mainly. 
Effect The video appears to have a clear bias against the Hindu Minorities in Pakistan, with the intention of triggering communal hate.