Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
Skills: Verifying Events, sourcing media.
Move(s): Go upstream to the source.

This photo made the rounds in the English speaking world. It claims to show Buddhist monks presiding over the killing of Myanmar’s minority Muslim population, the Rohingya. Find the original source of the photo. (Hint: the original source in this case will not have the text on it).



  • Where and when was this taken?
  • Has it been altered?
  • Does it depict a massacre?
  • Provide a link to support your findings.

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