[ad_1] A film called “The Kerala Story,” released in India earlier this month, claims that thousands of Hindu and Christian women from the southern Indian state of Kerala are being tricked into converting to Islam and then being forced to join the terrorist group ISIS. The filmmakers have claimed that it is a “never-before-told true story — revealing a dangerous conspiracy that has been hatched against India.” But many have objected to this message, saying…"Is the fictional film ‘The Kerala Story’ cautionary or propaganda?"
[ad_1] Earlier this month cannabis opponents in Slovenia provided an open letter to European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson. The cannabis opponents also issued a press release, which is common for anti-cannabis propaganda efforts. The letter was sent by Preventivna Platforma, which describes itself as ‘a network of NGOs that work in the field of prevention.’ The entity’s professed overall goal is ‘quality in prevention’ and they tout in their publications that their efforts ‘receive…"Countering Prohibitionist Propaganda in Slovenia"
[ad_1] Actor Steven Seagal is pushing pro-Russia propaganda through the country’s state media, repeating Kremlin talking points in a video posted Tuesday. Footage shared by Russian state media shows the 70-year-old actor standing in what appears to be the wreckage of a building identified as Ukraine’s Olenivka prison in Donetsk, reports Insider. In late July, more than 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war were killed in the facility in disputed circumstances. In the video, however, Seagal…"Kremlin spokesman Steven Seagal visits occupied Ukraine to spread propaganda – National"