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Especially these days the search for truth is an inescapable duty, because the truth will make us free.  (SFP-WP)


fake-humanitarian

THE STORY BEHIND AN IMAGE

By FriedemannWo

While looking around on twitter a disturbing image of two children evoked my interest. Due to my knowledge in computer forensics I decided to take a deeper glance …

I have seen dozens of websites claiming Assad to be responsible for these two lost children.

Let`s have a closer look what we have to deal with.
Color and sharpness look like a pre-digital era photo.
Googles “Image search hits” from this Image date back to 2013.
(the original photo might be much older).

So my first impression looking at the clothes and the phenotype of this two children was it might be Indonesia. There exists also a plausible match to this theory on twitter:

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This looked like a good conclusion, but we want to be sure, so looking at google Image search again by comparing images, we find that most posted images have been streched, scaled and cut.

Some were even modified with artificial noise to mislead image comparison algorithms.

One of the primary goals in such a case is to find the source…


… … … the full text can be consulted to the original page at:

https://friedemannwo.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/the-story-behind-an-image/


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