‘Not a French flag in sight’: Fake news after left-wing victory in snap elections

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Sunday’s second round of legislative elections in France saw the left-wing alliance, the New Popular Front, enjoy a surprise win over the far-right National Rally.

But just 24 hours later, misinformation circulated surrounding the celebrations. Videos stirring up an anti-immigrant narrative went viral on social media, accusing the jubilations of having mainly Palestinian and Algerian flags.

Vedika Bahl clears that up.

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