The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 12/26/2019

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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 New York City Police Benevolent Association: “Defendants charged with producing, directing or promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child will be arraigned & set free.”

PolitiFact
 rating: Mostly True
 


Claim by Viral meme: People posing as “officials” from the “Department of Home Affairs” are going door-to-door to confirm “that everyone has a valid ID” for the 2020 census.

FactCheck.org
 rating: False
 


Claim by Social media posts: “The Trump family was disallowed from operating ANY charity in the State of New York because they stole from a kids cancer charity.”

FactCheck.org
 rating: False
 


Claim: An image shared on Facebook more than 400 times claims Kenya introduced the death penalty for wildlife poachers.

Check Your Fact rating: False

 

FACT CHECK: DID KENYA INTRODUCE THE DEATH PENALTY FOR WILDLIFE POACHERS?


International Fact Checks

Claim by Media houses: Parineeti dropped as face of ‘Beti Bachao’ for her CAA tweet

Claim by Milliyet: CLAIM: Restrictions to visa-free travel have been brought in for Turkish green and gray passport holders, effective 2021.

Claim by Social Media: CLAIM: The photo shows 3,114 Uyghur Turks who were about to be executed.

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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