That ain’t right: Al Assad using UNHCR tents

Few days ago, facebook pages, which a lot of it support the opposition forces in Syria, published this photo mentioning that it is a pro-Bashar Al Assad election campaign tent, a tent that was originally meant to be given to the Syrian refugees.

This photo surfaced online after a “Global Overview 2014” report was published by IDMC, part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), at the United Nations in Geneva, alongside the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which revealed that the Syrian civil war, in its fourth year, is being held responsible for the surge in those displaced in their own country, a rise of 4.5 million (15.6%) on 2012.

Getting back to the photo, we are going to tackle each hypothesis and analyzing its elements one by one.

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