- Pakistan to answer to India’s hate marketing campaign by sharing correct data, constructive outreach, and “desire for peace”
- India “regrettably” and “flagrantly dishonored its international obligations and deliberately violated international law”
- EU DisinfoLab in Nov 2020 revealed over 750 India-backed web sites engaged in undermining Pakistan inside EU, UN for about 15 years
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan would quickly be responding to India and the hate and propaganda it fosters world wide, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri stated in a press release launched Friday night.
In his assertion, Chaudhri stated Pakistan would accomplish that by sharing correct data, constructive outreach, and “desire for peace”.
“We will respond to Indian falsehood with truth; to #IndianChronicles by sharing accurate information with int’l community; India’s anti-Pakistan propaganda through positive outreach to int’l community; to #IndianStateTerrorism with our desire for peace.”
In one other put up on Twitter shortly afterwards, Chaudhri underlined how India “regrettably” and “flagrantly dishonored its international obligations and deliberately violated international law”.
“Solemn pledges were made by the Indian leadership before Kashmiris, Pakistan, internationall community and before its own people to give Kashmiris their #RightToSelfDetermination,” he stated.
The disinformation marketing campaign
In November final yr, the EU DisinfoLab had revealed that over 750 India-backed web sites masking greater than 119 nations have been operational for about 15 years with the only real goal of undermining Pakistan throughout the European Union and United Nations.
The investigation unmasked the Srivastava Group backing the operation — termed “the Indian Chronicles” — whereas Indian information company, the Asian News International (ANI), was used to spice up it. The marketing campaign had began in 2005 and remains to be practical.
The EU DisinfoLab had highlighted the operation’s long-term targets, which included selling content material in opposition to Pakistan and China and to consolidate energy for India at worldwide boards such because the EU and UN.
To pursue their goal, the operation created an phantasm of institutional help from European establishments to those minority teams in opposition to Pakistan and China.
Fake media was created in Brussels, Geneva and the world over after which repackaged and disseminated through the ANI and obscure native media networks — no less than in 97 nations — to multiply the repetition of on-line detrimental content material about nations in battle with India.
ANI’s position within the operation
Highlighting the ANI‘s position in selling pro-Indian content material, the EU DisinfoLab stated the EU Chronicle op-eds acquired “immediate repackaging” by the publication.
The ANI quoted these op-eds as real articles from “independent media EU Chronicle”.
“ANI — which is considered as one of the biggest news agencies in India and the largest television agency of India — remains the only press agency [that] extensively cover[s] the activities of dubious NGOs in Geneva,” the analysis stated.
After uncovering ANI‘s reporting on these developments, the EU DisInfoLab found the Big News Network and the World News Network.