[FAKE] Burn Timor-Leste’s Flag (3)

News
Another photo appeared where a person burned the Timor-Leste flag with the caption: THE PROCESS OF BURNING RUBBIS FLAG on the Facebook ID Oecusse Merdeka on December 16, 2018. This post attracted 218 people who commented, many people shared it and 470 liked it.

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Fact-Check Result

Timor-Leste Fact-Checker found that the burning of the RDTL flag was fake due to the fact that a Filipino activist who burned the Chinese flag during a protest against the Chinese government at the Chinese Consulate in Makati city, Manila, Philippines on 8 May 2012. The owner of this photo is REUTERS news agency photographer Cheryl Rayelo.

An activist burns a flag of China during a protest to demand that the Chinese government pull out from the Scarborough Shoal during a rally in front of the Chinese consular office in Makati’s financial district of Manila May 8, 2012. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo

Conclusion

Timor-Leste Fact-Checker claim this photo is fake

Claimed By : Oecusse Merdeka, Facbook
Fact Check : Fake

Links

https://www.facebook.com/Tiles.miskin/photos/a.2045511592406583/2051180998506309/?type=3&theater

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-china/philippines-on-alert-over-anti-china-protest-beijing-frets-idUSBRE84A05S20120511 

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