Sameen Aziz

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Khawar Maneka did not perform Umrah with Imran Khan

Viral post misidentifies Pakistani diplomat Shehryar Akbar Khan as Khawar Maneka, ex-husband of Bushra Khan
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Viral post about rivalry between Puran Mal and Aurangzeb Alamgir is false

Collage of pictures accompanied by claim that Rajput ruler defeated Mughal emperor thrice
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Imran Khan did not bow to a Jewish politician

Khan’s BBC interview from 2019 was altered and shared with misleading claim on social media
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Punjab government flag was not hoisted in Azad Kashmir PM house

An old image of Kashmiri politician Sardar Tanveer Ilyas shared with misleading claim
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Turkey has not changed visa policy for Pakistanis

Media pages share misleading reports after four Nepalis were abducted by Pakistani men in Turkey
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Image of PTI Lahore rally is from April 2018, not April 2022

The image allegedly shows people rallying in support of ousted former Prime Minister Imran Khan
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Geo News anchor Sana Mirza did not cry in support of Imran Khan

Old video of a female journalist harassed by PTI activists shared with false claim
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Pakistani diaspora did not withdraw $8 billion from the country after Imran Khan’s ouster

State Bank of Pakistan debunked false claims about withdrawals from Roshan Digital Accounts
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Fatima Bhutto did not write a Facebook post in support of Imran Khan

Facebook posts attributed to Fatima Bhutto during no-confidence process against ex-PM are fake
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Ertugrul actor did not call Imran Khan to show his support

Tweets about political turmoil in Pakistan wrongly attributed to actor Engin Altan
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Russia did not organize anti-US protests in support of Imran Khan

Doctored image showed people protesting against the United States for allegedly interfering in Pakistan’s internal affairs
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Caller did not insult PM during live telephone session

Social media pages share doctored video of telephone session in midst of tenuous political situation
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Salman Iqbal did not apologise to ex-president Zardari on TV talk show

Facebook user shared old clip from 2017 with misleading caption
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Power division has not announced zero load-shedding policy for all of Ramzan

The zero load-shedding policy will apply only to select timings around Sehri, Iftar and Taraweeh prayers
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ARY News Talkshow clip did not discuss Saudi Prince’s message to the ruling elite

Video in fact shows the anchor talking about Maulana Fazal ur Rehman
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Image of crashed Indian missile mistaken as PAF training aircraft

Misinformation circulating on social media after a missile crashed near Mian Channu
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Video does not show mother in Mianwali incident grieving for her dead daughter

Video of a woman being held on remand shared with false information on Facebook
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Live video of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is actually from a video game

The video shows realism-based military simulation video game ARMA 3
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Video of grief-stricken father is from Kashmir not Peshawar blast

An old video of a grieving father is being reshared in light of the Peshawar blast
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No, Pakistan has not imposed economic sanctions on Russia

Media outlets published satirical piece about Pakistan imposing sanctions on Russia as real news
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Video of a Ukrainian girl confronting a Russian soldier is actually from Palestine

The original video is of Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi confronting Israeli solider
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Muzaffargarh Police did not force a couple to get married on Valentine’s Day

Social media posts shared false information about SHO Iftikhar Malkani’s recent police raid
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Valentine’s Day notifications by Pakistani universities are fake

All universities confirm no Valentine’s Day instructions issued
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Facebook post wrongly claims image of Great Mosque of Djenne depicts building in Sheikh Badin National Park

The image circulating along with news regarding the restoration of Sheikh Badin National Park is in fact of the Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali
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Social media posts claiming hotels overcharged tourists in Murree amid snowstorm are only half true

Tourists complained that hotels charged between PKR 40,000 and PKR 70,000 per night. In one instance, an egg and small water bottle were allegedly sold for around PKR 300 each, while in another, PKR 5000 was charged for snow chains. But not all hotels in Murree were extorting customers
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Misleading post claims allopathic medicines can cause kidney failure

News website reshared article from 2018 with misleading information
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Gallup Pakistan did not say that 75% of Pakistanis have never read a book outside their syllabus

Social media post made misleading claims regarding 2019 survey by Gallup Pakistan
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False report claims nikah (Muslim marriage) registration process to be digitised across the country

The digitisation of the marriage registration process is not currently underway in the country
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Website published misleading article about chances of conceiving after 30

The article misleadingly claimed that maternal age is the major factor that can lead to complications during pregnancy
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Facebook posts claiming Russian President Vladimir Putin has converted Moscow’s Cathedral Church into a Mosque are false

The video being circulated is from the September 2015 inauguration ceremony of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque
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Posts falsely attribute quote to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The Quaid never said that “none of us are Sindhi, Balochi, Pathan or Punjabi”
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Clickbait headline wrongly portrays MNA’s resolution on CNICs as having been passed

The resolution was presented in September 2021, following which no further action was taken
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Reports wrongly state co-education banned in Chakwal after notification withdrawn

A notification banning co-education was made but subsequently cancelled by a higher authority
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