Two 4-year-olds were killed and social media denies it.

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25 Oct 2023, 8:12 pm

Omer and Omar: How two 4-year-olds were killed and social media denied it
By Marianna Spring, BBC disinformation and social media correspondent
2023-10-26

In the opening days of the Israel-Gaza war two small boys, both aged four, were killed.  One was Israeli, one Palestinian. But many posts I saw on social media weren't mourning their deaths -- instead, they were trying to deny the killings had taken place.

The way the boys' deaths have been denied by social media users is symbolic of an information battle, running in parallel with the war on the ground.

There have been brazen attempts to downplay or deny violence committed against children.

These false allegations have shocked family and friends grieving the loss of their loved ones - and the people who witnessed what happened.


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25 Oct 2023, 8:22 pm

I can't imagine many things to compound someone's grief in a time of loss more than to have others calling them a liar.


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26 Oct 2023, 3:48 am

funeralxempire wrote:
I can't imagine many things to compound someone's grief in a time of loss more than to have others calling them a liar.

Tell that to Alex Jones


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26 Oct 2023, 6:05 am

ASPartOfMe wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
I can't imagine many things to compound someone's grief in a time of loss more than to have others calling them a liar.

Tell that to Alex Jones


That ghoul and those who condemned him come to mind.

If someone hates Alex Jones for engaging in that sort of behaviour they really need to take a look in the mirror if they're engaging in it now.


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26 Oct 2023, 6:22 am

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26 Oct 2023, 7:46 am

I saw a news clip with a father whose home was raided.
He was grateful to learn his 8 year-old daughter was killed.
The alternative was that she'd been kidnapped as a hostage.

I had to leave the room.

Of course children have been killed.

Who's saying they haven't?
What kind of moron would think they haven't?


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26 Oct 2023, 2:23 pm

All of the kids killed on my side are terrible tragedies, all of the kids killed on your side are dishonest psyops to make the heroes look bad.


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