Latest Europe fact checks
France has not banned halal slaughter ahead of Ramadan
A false claim from 2021 that a French ministerial instruction about the stunning of poultry prior to slaughter would lead to a ban on ritual slaughter has been circulating again …
Footage of fireworks display not celebration of El Salvador election result
The video of fireworks lighting up the sky was filmed in Croatia in 2020, and has since been misattributed to many different events including elections in Brazil and Italian football …
Photo does not show farmers protesting in Italy
Although farmers are protesting across Europe, an image circulating on social media doesn’t show a recent protest in Verona. It’s actually of a demonstration by farmers in Paris in 2010.