The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 06/14/2020

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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 Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk: In viral tweets Wednesday, political provocateurs Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk suggested that donations to the Black Lives Matter Foundation are being sent instead to ActBlue, a Democratic political committee.

The Dispatch rating: False

Is Black Lives Matter a ‘Shell Company’ for a Liberal Super PAC?

Claim by Sara Meaney: “Since the week ending March 14, Wisconsin actually saw a drop in tourism spending compared to last year of $1.7 billion.”

Politifact rating: True

Yes, Wisconsin has seen a drop of more than a billion in tourism dollars

Claim via Social Media: Several social media users have been posting a picture of a fake document suggesting that Bill and Melinda Gates, along with the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are due to appear at a human rights tribunal for genocide.

Reuters Fact Check rating: False

Fact check: Bill and Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci, WHO, CDC are not due at a tribunal for war crimes

Claim by Nancy Pelosi: “80% of the people who were arrested or taken into custody following (the violence in Minneapolis) were from out of the area.”

PolitiFact rating: False

How a false claim about out-of-state protesters traveled from Minnesota officials to Trump, Pelosi

Claim by Trump: TRUMP: “Domestic Terrorists have taken over Seattle.”

AP Fact Check rating: False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s law and order and misinformation

(International: South Africa) Claim: A Facebook post claims police confiscated food parcels at a white squatter’s camp in South Africa.

Australian Associated Press 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.

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

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