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Were ‘Muslim Jihadis in Paris’ Arrested for Planning an Attack Three Days Before the Notre Dame Fire?
Soon after the April 15 2019 Notre Dame Cathedral fire broke out, Twitter user @FaithGoldy tweeted that the blaze occurred shortly after the arrest of “three Muslim jihadis” in Paris (archived here): https://twitter.com/FaithGoldy/status/1117865690483101697 A screenshot of the tweet was subsequently shared by the Facebook page “Freedom From Tyranny” (archived here.) The original tweet linked to an […]
Notre Dame Cathedral Arson Rumors
News of a devastating fire at Paris’s famous Notre Dame cathedral on April 15 2019 created a flashpoint of global interest, followed by immediate rumors that the blaze was an act of arson or terror. On Twitter, a since-deleted tweet published by TIME magazine columnist Christopher J. Hale appears to have contributed to early versions of that […]
Were ‘Bladed Weapons’ Discovered in Baguettes During Riots in France?
In December 2018, amid massive civil unrest in France, a photograph of a serrated knife hidden in a baguette appeared on social media with a quip that it showed “bladed weapons confiscated from rioters” by Paris police. As of December 6 the image had accumulated tens of thousands shares, and a screencap published to Facebook […]