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AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Canada ballots Social media users have claimed that Canada’s October federal election was spoiled by fraud, because 35 million votes were counted when the country has only 27.5 million eligible voters. This is […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Canada ballots Social media users have claimed that Canada’s October federal election was spoiled by fraud, because 35 million votes were counted when the country has only 27.5 million eligible voters. This is […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Canada ballots Social media users have claimed that Canada’s October federal election was spoiled by fraud, because 35 million votes were counted when the country has only 27.5 million eligible voters. This is […]




AFP’s fact-check service debunks misinformation spread online. Here is a selection from around the world published on our blog this week: 1. Canada ballots Social media users have claimed that Canada’s October federal election was spoiled by fraud, because 35 million votes were counted when the country has only 27.5 million eligible voters. This is […]




Nicaraguan journalist Luis Sequeira on Thursday won the prestigious Rory Peck Award, which honours freelance photo and video reporters, for his AFP coverage of recent violence that has gripped his homeland. Sequeira was lauded at the annual ceremony in London for his shockingly raw footage of the violent crackdown against protesters in Nicaragua that began […]




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