Did Libya Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush confiscate the passports of Parliament #HoR members and their families? Let’s see how this fake news spread:
It appeared first on the page of a Libyan journalist and activist, Jalal al-Aqbi, who has over 817k followers. While the claim had absolutely no evidence to support it it rapidly received 6000 likes 955 comments and 86 shares and spread over many other social media news pages.
Both the Cabinet of the Minister and the Speaker of the #HoR denied this news. Remember: sharing, liking, posting, can all have serious effect in the online space, and contribute to disinformation.