Hong Kong Unrest: Four misleading news items

Massive protests continue to rock Hong Kong as protesters take to the streets in opposition to a now-defunct fugitive bill. Some media outlets and netizens have fanned the flames through the dissemination of fake news and false information that distort facts and stir up antagonism. Here we found four misleading news items from the disinformation campaign.

They say “ignorance breeds fear, fear breeds hate, and hate breeds violence.” Amid pervasive campaigns to sow discord between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Chinese mainland through fear-mongering and falsehoods, the voice of truth should cut through the noise.