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Photo of ‘Antifa’ man assaulting officer was doctored, analysis shows


An image that appeared to capture a member of an anti-fascist group beating a U.S. police officer with a club during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is fake.

The doctored photograph, the Associated Press and <a href="

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The image was widely shared shortly after Saturday’s car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, which followed a rally organized by neo-Nazis and white nationalists to protest the relocation of a Confederate statute. Some users flagged the photo on Twitter.

The fake image circulated among social media accounts that opposed anti-fascist activists and was often used to support President Donald Trump’s statement that both sides were to blame for the Charlottesville violence.

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Anti-fascists comprised a small portion of the counter-protesters who opposed the white nationalist rally over the weekend. NewsHour reporters in Charlottesville said they did not see a large Antifa presence in the crowd of counter-protesters, who were largely peaceful.

Charlottesville native Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in the car attack. Authorities charged suspect James Alex Fields Jr., 20, with second-degree murder in Heyer’s death.

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