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False social media posts claiming actor Jackson Anthony’s death

  Several social media posts claiming actor Jackson Anthony’s death with the title ‘Rest in peace Jackson Anthony’ are being circulated on social media. However...

Is it a statement made by Anura Kumara Dissanayaka?

  A post with title ‘the Party agreed to use the files to make rice packets’ edited according to the Derana news format is being...

A fake post claiming that Menaka Mookandi has been appointed as the spokesperson for the President’s Media Division

  A news item with headlines ‘The Tamil woman appointed by Ranil’ and ‘The Tamil woman appointed to the President’s Media Division’ is being circulated...

Is it a video showing a group of people arriving at the Galle Face Green on July 9 by train?

  A video showing a crowded train with the caption; ‘No liquor, rice packets or Rs. 5000 notes to chase away a corrupt, ineffective regime’...

Was it a teacher who paid the train fare for the Colombo-Kandy train?

  A photo with a caption titled ‘the teacher who bought an entire train to visit the aragalaya’ is being circulated on social media.   However...

Is it a video showing several backhoes arriving at the aragalaya on July 9?

  A video with the title ‘On the way to the aragalaya, Gota brother please go home’ is being circulated on social media. During our fact...

A fake post claiming to be a statement made by Anura Kumara Dissanayaka

  A post with the following caption; ‘We can bring 100 oil shipments in just one call’ is being circulated on social media and the...

Is it a video showing Jackson Anthony’s accident?

  A video claiming to be that of the incident where a wild elephant attacked Jackson Anthony’s vehicle is being circulated on social media. During our...

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