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Viral Fake Alert: This Is Not A Saudi Prince Speaking On Kashmir

Viral Fake Alert: This Is Not A Saudi Prince Speaking On Kashmir

The speaker is Muslim cleric Imam Mohamad Tawhidi better known by his Twitter handle ‘Imam of peace’

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Claim

"Opinion of Saudi Prince On Kashmir Issue . See How Beautifully & Convincingly , He Expresses His Frank Opinion. Lovely Slap On Pakistan's Face By Super Saudi Prince . Thanks For Expressing The Reality In Quite An Unambiguous Terms."

Fact

The person claimed to be a Saudi prince is actually Imam Mohamad Tawhidi, a Shia Muslim cleric. Tawhidi, popularly known as the ‘Imam of Peace’ after his Twitter handle by the same name. He is an Australian based cleric, known for speaking against radical Islamic ideology. Tawhidi himself had called it out tweeting, "I’m not a Saudi prince" when it went viral with the same claim in February 2019. BOOM had previously fact-checked the video on February 19, 2019, when it was being shared with the false caption.

 To read more click here

Claim

"Opinion of Saudi Prince On Kashmir Issue . See How Beautifully & Convincingly , He Expresses His Frank Opinion. Lovely Slap On Pakistan's Face By Super Saudi Prince . Thanks For Expressing The Reality In Quite An Unambiguous Terms."

Fact

The person claimed to be a Saudi prince is actually Imam Mohamad Tawhidi, a Shia Muslim cleric. Tawhidi, popularly known as the ‘Imam of Peace’ after his Twitter handle by the same name. He is an Australian based cleric, known for speaking against radical Islamic ideology. Tawhidi himself had called it out tweeting, "I’m not a Saudi prince" when it went viral with the same claim in February 2019. BOOM had previously fact-checked the video on February 19, 2019, when it was being shared with the false caption.

  To read more click here

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Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

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