Disinformation in Pakistan has surged over the years as a huge problem to tackle due to lack of digital media literacy in the country, making it difficult to identify false claims and propaganda on social media platforms. Disinformation is widespread on Pakistani social media where hordes of trolls, some of whom are supporters of ruling party, run slanderous attacks against opponents. The no confidence move against Prime Minister Imran Khan has given birth to heated arguments on social media, trends from ruling party supporters and opposition supporters have ignited new series of debate and spread of false claims, doctored videos and disinformation. This report is an effort to debunk the fake news making rounds on social media during the no-confidence move in Pakistan.

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