The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 01/07/2020


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: Says the Obamas “surrendered” their law licenses to escape disciplinary action and charges.

Claim by Mike Pompeo: “President Trump didn’t say he’d go after a cultural site.”

 rating: False

Claim by Facebook posts: Says an image shows a satellite view of fires in Australia.

Claim by Joe Biden: Says he did not tell President Obama “don’t go” after Osama bin Laden

Claim by Facebook posts: “Hillary ignored multiple requests for security, didn’t respond for 13 hours, & let 4 Americans die in Benghazi. Trump rushed in reinforcements, threatened to destroy Iran, & made sure no lives were lost in Baghdad.”

 rating: Mostly False

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Claim by Multiple sources: This photo shows a New South Wales petrol station spiked water prices during Australian bushfires

Claim by Multiple sources: This video shows a man who played too many video games

Claim by News Nation: Fact Check: Is IIT-Kanpur Now Probing Kailash Kher’s ‘Allah Ke Bande’

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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