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AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here are some of our recent fact-checks: 1. Doctored green card for Hong Kong activist An image of a purported US permanent resident card, known as a green card, issued to Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been shared hundreds of times on social media. The image […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here are some of our recent fact-checks: 1. Doctored green card for Hong Kong activist An image of a purported US permanent resident card, known as a green card, issued to Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been shared hundreds of times on social media. The image […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here are some of our recent fact-checks: 1. Doctored green card for Hong Kong activist An image of a purported US permanent resident card, known as a green card, issued to Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been shared hundreds of times on social media. The image […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here are some of our recent fact-checks: 1. Doctored green card for Hong Kong activist An image of a purported US permanent resident card, known as a green card, issued to Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been shared hundreds of times on social media. The image […]




At least 250 journalists are jailed around the world, with the largest number held in China, amid a growing crackdown by authoritarian regimes on independent media, a press watchdog group said Wednesday. Many of those imprisoned face “anti-state” charges or are accused of producing “false news,” according to the report by the New York-based Committee […]




Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.