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

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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 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.”

FactCheck.org
 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.”

FactCheck.org
 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.”

International Fact Checks

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

AFP Fact Check
 rating: False


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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