Autor: Paweł Cymbor

  • Paweł Cymbor 17 posts

      Absolwent Telekomunikacji i Elektroniki na Politechnice Wrocławskiej. Zawodowo zajmuje się technologią 5G. Zainteresowania: podróże, literatura faktu i kuchnia orientalna. Uczulony na błędy językowe. Miejski aktywista. Email: pcymbor(at)fakenews.pl

    The morality police in Iran has not been abolished

    The morality police in Iran has not been abolished

    On 4 December, the AFP news agency announced on its official Twitter account that the morality police in Iran had been abolished. It was based on a statement made by Iran’s Attorney General, Jafar Montazeri, to local media. This sensational news was shared by the media around the world.

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    The model in the picture is not Lotta Volkova

    The model in the picture is not Lotta Volkova

    In November, an advertising campaign by the Balenciaga fashion house echoed loudly, depicting children holding teddy bears in harnesses and mesh tops in BDSM style. Balenciaga issued a statement admitting the mistake and apologizing for the campaign. The case was commented by a Polish singer Edyta Górniak. On…

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    Ukrainian football supporters were not arrested in Qatar for using Nazi symbols

    Ukrainian football supporters were not arrested in Qatar for using Nazi symbols

    The Football World Cup in Qatar began on 20 November. This is the biggest sporting event in the world, with the largest media coverage. Russian propaganda also takes advantage of its popularity. A video disguised as an Al Jazeera material has been gaining more and more popularity on the web. It…

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    Iranian parliament did not sentence 15,000 protesters to death

    Iranian parliament did not sentence 15,000 protesters to death

    In connection with the death of Masha Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died in unexplained circumstances in custody after being arrested by the morality police for wearing her hijab in an inappropriate way, a wave of protests is taking place in Iran. An estimated number of 14,000 arrested demonstrators …

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    Israeli INN TV is not the author of the propaganda animation. It was created by a Russian

    Israeli INN TV is not the author of the propaganda animation. It was created by a Russian

    On 17 October, Russian websites published an animated film whose main characters are a pig with Nazi tattoos and a Ukrainian flag, and a bear with a band in the colours of the Russian flag. The plot focuses on the propaganda portrayal of the European Union as a place morally…

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    Jeremy Bowen, a BBC reporter, was actually under Russian fire during his report

    Jeremy Bowen, a BBC reporter, was actually under Russian fire during his report

    On 4 October, 2022, a photo of Jeremy Bowen, a BBC reporter, lying on the ground during his coverage of the war in Ukraine, began circulating on social media. People re-sharing the photograph claimed that he only pretended to report on the situation during Russian shelling. This was allegedly confirmed…

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    No, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, does not wear a bracelet with a swastika

    No, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, does not wear a bracelet with a swastika

    On 9 October, Raheem Kassam, former adviser to Nigel Farage, one of the co-authors of Brexit, posted on his Twitter profile a photo of Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, with a close-up of his bracelet. In the enlarged photo, he marked one of the…

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    The Head of Amnesty International does not call on Ukraine not to shoot at newly mobilized Russian troops. This is a joke

    The Head of Amnesty International does not call on Ukraine not to shoot at newly mobilized Russian troops. This is a joke

    On 28 September 2022, the Sputnik Not satirical account published a post on Twitter, featuring a photo of Agnès Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International, and the following description: Amnesty chief Agnes Callamard urges Ukraine not to shoot at newly mobilized Russian troops, as killing untrained combatants would be very unfair.

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    The referendum to annex the Lviv Oblast to Poland is a Russian disinformation

    The referendum to annex the Lviv Oblast to Poland is a Russian disinformation

    On 27 September 2022, a photo of ballot papers concerning an alleged referendum on the annexation of the Lviv oblast to the Republic of Poland appeared on Russian portals and in social media, including Telegram, vKontakte and Twitter. These packages bear the seal and stamp of the…

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    Demolition of an apartment in Kliny estate in Kraków was not a protest against evictions

    Demolition of an apartment in Kliny estate in Kraków was not a protest against evictions

    In the early morning of 21 September, an apartment settled by a Ukrainian citizen was demolished in Kliny housing estate in Kraków. The video and photos from the scene of the event contributed to several false anti-refugee and anti-Ukrainian narratives. We contacted the spokespersons of the Małopolska Police and the…

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