Aswat Al-Shabaka

Ali Abunimah explains the Amina "Gay Girl in Damascus" hoax on France 24 Arabic channel

In June, The Electronic Intifada revealed the true identity of the hoaxster behind “Amina Arraf,” the so-called “Gay Girl in Damascus” blogger. In an interview with France 24 Arabic’s program Aswat al-Shabaka, Ali Abunimah explains how the hoax was uncovered and why it was important to do so.