The Observers

Truth or Fake: False images from Myanmar's coup d'état

Myanmar coup: beware of fake images
Myanmar coup: beware of fake images © Observers

A photo alledgedly showing the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi and another with doctors portesting against the coup. Both images were shared on Facebook and associated with the coup in Myanmar. They are both false, here's why.

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Alexandre Capron from France 24's Observers team debunks two photos, which were also spotted by AFP Factcheck. They were mainly shared by users based in neighbouring Thailand to influence their public opinion. 

Myanmar coup: beware of fake images
Myanmar coup: beware of fake images © Observers

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