Category: Propaganda

NATO using fake viral Syrian hero boy video to invade Syria

Millions of YouTube viewers have been captivated by the ‘Syrian hero boy’ who manages to rescue a little girl while under gunfire. Now a group of Norwegian filmmakers have told BBC Trending they are behind it. They say it was filmed on location in Malta this summer with the intention of being presented as real. […]

British-Iranian jailed for a year for trying to watch volleyball

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25-year-old law graduate from London, has been sentenced to a year behind bars for “propaganda against the regime” following her attempt in June to go to a men’s volleyball match, which is forbidden for Iranian women. Ghavami was detained outside Tehran’s Azadi stadium after allegedly trying to attend a volleyball game in […]

British hostage, seen in ISIL video apparently from Kobani

A British hostage of the Islamic State has been shown in a video, apparently made in the beleaguered Syrian town of Kobani near the Turkish border, depicting him as a combat correspondent and forecasting that the town is about to fall to militants despite waves of American airstrikes. The video, about five and a half […]

FBI-MI5 undermining ISIL propaganda; covering up blowback

The idea that a man who’s been trying to convert others to Islam ends up beheading someone is alarming enough, but perhaps even more given what has been happening in the Middle East. The Islamist extremist group ISIS has made a name for its itself using such tactics, going so far as to record the […]

Syria blowback: The search for James Foley’s killer

Intelligence sources reportedly believe a British-trained doctor once accused of abducting two Western journalists in Syria might lead authorities to the jihadist who beheaded James Foley. The global search for the cruel killer known only as “John” could hinge on information from Shajul Islam, a National Health Service doctor from east London, the Telegraph reported. […]

Egypt jails Al-Jazeera journalists, U.S. calls sentences ‘chilling’

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years each by an Egyptian judge on Monday, in what Washington called “chilling, draconian sentences” that must be reversed. Cairo defended the journalists’ convictions – for aiding a “terrorist organisation” – and rejected the widespread condemnation as “interference in its internal affairs”. The three, who all denied […]

Prince Charles ‘Hitler’ remarks ‘outrageous propaganda’

The Prince of Wales’ remarks that President Putin is like Hitler are “outrageous, unacceptable and low”, Russia said today. In a furious response, Moscow accused Prince Charles of attempting to spread “anti-Russian propaganda” following the annexation of Crimea, adding his remarks are unworthy of a future King. On a visit to Canada, the Prince told […]

Kim Jong Un visits North Korea children’s hospital

Newly-released pictures show Kim Jong Un visiting children at a hospital and orphanage in the North Korean capital. The images show Kim and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by youngsters at the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang. The photos were released just days after Kim’s government apologized to families bereaved when an apartment […]

MoD developing cyberwarfare plans to ‘control public opinion’

Dr Tim Stevens, from the War Studies Department at Kings College London, talks to Going Underground host Afshin Rattansi about the MoD’s plans for cyberwarfare. He explains that war is not just boots on the ground, but a battle for the ‘space of the mind’ — guiding and controlling thoughts. He warns new developments in […]

The Truthseeker: Media ‘staged’ Syria chemical attack

BBC ‘total fabrication from beginning to end’ of Syria ‘atrocity’; call to revoke visas for intel agents posing as reporters in NATO targets; CIA caught infiltrating CNN, and Operation Mockingbird is back. Seek truth from facts with UK Member of Parliament George Galloway; Illinois University Professor of International Law Francis Boyle; investigative reporter John Helmer; […]

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