Thu, Jun 29, 2023

The disinformation landscape in West Africa and beyond

A look at West Africa’s information environment, with particular emphasis on local and international disinformation campaigns targeting the region and beyond.

by Tessa Knight, Jean le Roux

Participants protest against a draft law on “foreign agents” during a rally outside the parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, March 8, 2023. (Source: Reuters/Irakli Gedenidze)

Fri, Mar 10, 2023

The Kremlin and Georgian Dream spread similar narratives about protests in Georgia

Narratives attempt to discredit protesters, blame the West for public dissent

by Eto Buziashvili, Sopo Gelava

Civil Society Corruption
Bohdan, 'Fritz', the unit commander's deputy in the 79th Air Assault Brigade, fires a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) towards Russian positions on a front line near the town of Marinka, in the middle of the Russia attack on Ukraine, Donetsk region, Ukraine, February 14, 2023. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Sat, Feb 18, 2023

Russian War Report: Failed Russian push on Vuhledar results in losses as Moscow increases troops

Vuhledar, a town connecting the northern and southern flanks, has been under an unsuccessful attack from Russian forces for two weeks.

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Fri, Jun 24, 2022

Newly elected Colombian congressperson spread falsehoods on his YouTube channel prior to election

Elected congressman Jonathan Ferney Pulido Hernández posted misleading videos targeting Colombian President Iván Duque and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

by Daniel Suárez Pérez

Buzzsumo Colombia
France, Paris, 2022-03-05. Paris demonstration in support of Ukraine, place de la Republique. Ukrainian, Georgian and European flags are flying in the wind. Photography by Sandrine Marty / Hans Lucas. France, Paris, 2022-03-05. Manifestation parisienne de soutien a l Ukraine, Place de la Republique. Les drapeaux Ukrainien, georgiens et europeen flottent au vent. Photographie par Sandrine Marty / Hans Lucas.

Wed, Apr 6, 2022

Russian War Report: Ukraine accuses Georgia of allowing Russian smuggling through its territory

Ukraine has accused Georgia of facilitating Russian smuggling out of Ukraine. Meanwhile, Alexei Navalny calls for Kremlin propaganda to be treated as a war crime.

by Digital Forensic Research Lab

Mon, Mar 21, 2022

Sudanese protester run over by anti-riot police near local police station

Eyewitness footage shows unmarked transport vehicle carrying police running over protester north of Khartoum.

by Tessa Knight and Lujain Alsedeg

Africa Civil Society

Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Kremlin’s ‘Secret’ Elite

Online Open Source Investigation lifts the cover of Russian Clandestine Service.

Corruption Economy & Business