The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
Claim by Facebook post: “ICE has not deported or detained one white illegal immigrant.”
Claim by Donald Trump: “It was something where [then-Vice President Joe Biden] said, “I’m not going to give billions of dollars to Ukraine unless they remove this prosecutor.” … And the prosecutor was prosecuting the company of the son and the son,” Hunter Biden.
FactCheck.org rating: Distorts the Facts
Claim by Facebook posts: Says an 11-year-old girl shot and killed two armed “illegal aliens” after they broke into her home in Montana.
PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire
Claim by Facebook posts: Says a photo shows that climate change protesters left trash all over their protest side.
Claim by Social media posts: Beto O’Rourke is “a felon who is not allowed to possess a firearm of any type.”
FactCheck.org rating: False
International Fact Checks
Claim by Multiple sources: Children spit in the face of the Saudi communications minister as he visits mosque complex in Jerusalem
AFP Fact Check rating: False
Claim by Shashi Tharoor: Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi visited USA in 1954
Times of India rating: False
Claim: The EU army will call up all 16 to 25 year olds to serve in an army for the European Union.
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