The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 12/12/2019

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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 posts: The NAACP endorsed Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Facebook posts: “Ilhan Omar just hosted a flag burning party.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Donald Trump: “I got NATO countries to pay 530 Billion Dollars a year more, and the U.S. less, and came home to a Fake News Media that mocked me.”

Washington Post
 rating: Four Pinocchios


Claim by Facebook posts: Says that the “28th Amendment” prohibits Congress from creating laws that apply to U.S. citizens but not to them, and vice-versa.

PolitiFact
 rating: Pants on Fire


Claim by Donald Trump: The articles of impeachment showed Democrats are “now admitting there was no collusion, there was no obstruction of justice and there were no crimes whatsoever” related to the Russia investigation.

International Fact Checks

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo shows Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong has received a green card from the US

AFP Fact Check
 rating: False


Claim by Multiple sources: A man suffers an accident after he burnt a Koran at a recent anti-Islam protest in Norway

Claim by Social Media: Dubai Burj Khalifa live suicide

Disclaimer: We are providing links to fact checks by the IFCN. If you do not agree with a fact check, please directly contact the source of that fact check.

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