The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 12/14/2019

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 Donald Trump: Says CNN manipulated video to make it appear that “massive crowds” protested his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, calling it “fake news as usual.”
 rating: No Evidence

Claim by Viral meme: “For those who deny that Pamela Karlan’s testimony was politically motivated: Here she is – the night Trump won.”
 rating: False

Claim by Paul Gigot: Says the impeachment of President Donald Trump would be the first in U.S. history “without a specific criminal statute or crime that the president who is impeached would have allegedly committed.”

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Claim by Facebook pages and Twitter handles: Video shows Bangladeshi Hindus illegally crossing India-Bangladesh border after CAB was passed.

Claim by Multiple sources: Photo shows Hong Kong activist Lester Shum emaciated from Falun Gong and drug addiction

Claim by Multiple sources: Dog meat seized at Nashik railway station in Maharashtra in western India

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