Covert smear campaigns by government

Other Names:
Government dirty tricks policies
Black propaganda
Vilification by government

Governments may disinform public, the press and politicians in order to smear and damage the opponents' reputation and to bolster their own supporters. These campaigns involve forged documents or photographs, fake confessions, false bank statements, bogus letters and leaflets.

Related Problems:
Espionage in domestic politics
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST