The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/08/2020

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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 post: “This man who was kicked and stomped” was killed by an “antifa murderer.”

PolitiFact rating: False

No evidence this man died at hands of an ‘antifa murderer’

Claim by the White House: “Antifa and professional anarchists are invading our communities, staging bricks and weapons to instigate violence. These are acts of domestic terror.” — tweet Wednesday, with a video showing collections of bricks and stones as if stockpiled for attacks.

AP Fact Check: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s alternate reality in time of anguish

Claim by Facebook posts: Dr. Anthony Fauci said, “As soon as a COVID-19 vaccine is manufactured, it must be delivered to healthcare professionals for immediate human injection. Proper studies can be done later.”

FactCheck.org rating: False

Meme Misrepresents Fauci’s Position on Vaccine Trials

Claim via Social Media: Did Bill Gates bribe the World Health Organization with $50 million to declare COVID-19 a pandemic?

Lead Stories rating: False

Fact Check: Bill Gates Did NOT Bribe WHO With $50 Million To Declare COVID-19 A Pandemic

Claim by Facebook posts: Says Joe Biden’s presidential campaign donated $20 million to bail out protesters.

PolitiFact rating: False

No, Joe Biden’s campaign didn’t donate $20 million to bail out protesters

(International: Ghana) Claim: Ghanaian journalist Kofi Adomah behind bars

Ghana Fact rating: False Headline

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.

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political

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