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Pro-migrant mask: The fake photo combining racism and Covid-19 in Italy

Pro-migrant mask: the fake photo combining racism and Covid-19 in Italy
Pro-migrant mask: the fake photo combining racism and Covid-19 in Italy © Observers

A photo shared by Italian nationalist accounts claims that the Italian interior minister wore a 'Welcome Refugees' mask. But is it true?

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In this episode of Truth or Fake, Tristan Werkmeister from FRANCE 24 Observers debunks a photo shared by Italian nationalist accounts claiming that the Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese had publicly displayed her support for refugees on her mask.

Pro-migrant mask: the fake photo combining racism and Covid-19 in Italy
Pro-migrant mask: the fake photo combining racism and Covid-19 in Italy © Observers

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