The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 10/11/2019


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 Viral Image: claims Barack Obama tweeted, “While we’re at it ask Ukraine if they found my birth certificate.”

Claim by Donald Trump: Accused Hunter Biden of making millions of dollars in a “payoff” from China, after accompanying his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, on a 2013 diplomatic trip to Beijing.
 rating: No Evidence

Claim by Facebook posts: Says the sons of Nancy Pelosi, Mitt Romney and John Kerry are all on the boards of “energy companies doing business in Ukraine.”

Claim by Donald Trump: The thousands of ISIS fighters captured in Syria were “mostly from Europe.”
 rating: False

Claim by Viral Image: Claims to show George Soros in a Nazi uniform

International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Australian police shoot dead Chinese woman in Australia

AFP Fact Check
 rating: False

Claim by Multiple Sources: Police in Indian-administered Kashmir recovering ammunition from a motorbike

Claim by Multiple sources: Image shows Buddhist monks killed in Sri Lanka

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