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FACT CHECK: Viral X Image Does Not Show Protests Against Le Pen In France

Trending Images Share with X The image purports to show a group of people protesting against French politician Marine Le Pen's recent election victory.

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Verdict: False

This claim is false. The image was originally taken from a 2014 New York Times article highlighting anti-Semitism in Europe during the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict.

Fact check:

In the first round of France's “early parliamentary elections,” Le Pen and her National Rally party won 33% of the vote. Al JazeeraHowever, in the second round of voting, the left made a major comeback, with the National Coalition coming in third. CNN report.

The X-image, which has been viewed over 300,000 times at the time of writing, purports to show a group of protesters protesting Le Pen's recent election victory: “Image of a group of protesters gathering in the streets of France to protest against Le Pen's victory.” translation The caption for the image, written in Spanish, reads: “In the image, some of the protesters can be seen holding Palestinian flags and wearing kefir scarves. A swastika is also visible.”

This claim is false. The image was originally 2014 New York Times article A photo highlighting anti-Semitism in Europe during the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict. “Last weekend, demonstrators in support of Palestinians in Gaza raised swastikas at a rally in Paris, which was banned by the government and police were called in,” reads the photo's caption. The same caption says the photo was taken by the European Press Photo agency.

Similarly, Check Your Fact did not find the image featured in any credible news reports. France or Le Pen's Recent Election VictoriesIn fact, the opposite is true. Miss Bar The image was originally taken from a 2014 New York Times article, the report said.

Moreover, Le Pen has not commented publicly on the allegations. Website Or she confirmed Social media accountFrench President Emmanuel Macron Not yet A statement was issued Regarding billing. (Related: No, the audio does not show Keir Starmer disparaging Liverpool)

Israel engaged in armed conflict with the Gaza Strip from July 8 to August 26, 2014. United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Area (PAWA) websiteAccording to the agency, 2,251 Palestinians have been killed and 11,231 injured as a result of the conflict.

This is not the first time that false claims have been circulating online. Check Your Fact previously debunked images shared on Facebook that purported to show the US shipping weapons to the Philippines following a recent incident in the West Philippine Sea with China.

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