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Truth or Fake : How to verify a video of Barack Obama in 1 minute

This image of former US President Baraak Obama is not what it appears to be.
This image of former US President Baraak Obama is not what it appears to be. © France 24

Is this video of Barack Obama supporting a little-known ethnic group in the Democratic Republic of Congo true? The former US president is said to have revealed a poster with the slogan "Banyamulenge lives matter"... Alerted by a viewer, the France 24 Observers team explains how to find the origin of this video in one minute using your mobile phone.

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In this episode, the Observers team replies to Erik Vekam, a follower who alerted us on Twitter about this post circulating mainly on WhatsApp in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Derek Thomson explains how to verify this video with your mobile phone. 

You can also send us a suspicious video or photo if you want us to verify it via the Twitter account @Observers.

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