Social media users recently shared a video that shows a palestinian baby who died in the gaza war; OTHERS say IT IS propaganda and the baby is fake
The Jerusalem Post first published an article claiming that a dead Palestinian baby is, in fact, a doll. Multiple accounts on social media shared this claim and replicated it.
More baby doll mourning in #Gaza— Never Again UK (@Never_Again_UK_) December 1, 2023
The footage keeps getting better and better
We shall now call this actor #MrFafo’s dad
People are so blinded by #Jew hate that they cannot see that this in fact is a doll and have been duped most of their lives by fakerstinian #propaganda pic.twitter.com/mmZE5lwqmr
INVESTIGATIONS and fact checking
Fact-checking entities and activists began sharing investigations and debunks of the claims. The Jerusalem Post retracted the article with the claim almost a day later.
#FactCheck | Contrary to @Jerusalem_Post claims, our investigation confirms the image published by Al Jazeera shows the real infant, Muhammad Hani Al-Zahar, a victim of an Israeli airstrike, not a doll.— Eekad - إيكاد (@EekadFacts) December 3, 2023
With evidence from Getty Images and Anadolu Agency, we challenge the… pic.twitter.com/NXOhdVH1VU