Antifa Rumors

Snopes investigates claims and rumors about antifa. For starters, there is no evidence to suggest antifa was at the Capitol Hill riot on Jan. 6.

Was an ‘Anti-Antifa’ Shirt Worn at US Capitol Riot?
  • 13 January 2021
To be clear, the word antifa is short for anti-fascist.
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Was the Indian Flag Waved at US Capitol Riot?
  • 12 January 2021
The tricolor flag made numerous appearances the day violence struck the Capitol.
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Did a Newspaper Incorrectly Identify Capitol Rioters as Antifa?
  • 10 January 2021
The photograph showed members of a mob climbing the exterior walls of the U.S. Capitol.
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Was Capitol Rioter in Horns and Furs an Antifa Instigator Who Took Part in BLM Protests?
  • 7 January 2021
Conspiracy theorists jumped into action when the unmistakable figure of Trump supporter and QAnon proponent...
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Were Antifa Members Identified at Capitol Riot with Facial Recognition Software?
  • 7 January 2021
False rumors on social media were given the appearance of credibility when they were rehashed...
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Were Pro-Trump Mobs Storming the Capitol on Jan. 6 Actually Antifa?
  • 15 January 2021
There was no evidence anyone but a mob of Trump supporters stormed Capitol grounds.
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Has Biden Failed to Condemn Antifa?
  • 1 October 2020
"The problem is on the Left. And Biden refuses to talk about it," President Trump...
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Did an Antifa Flyer Tell ‘Comrades’ To Pose as Trump Supporters and Riot After Election Day?
  • 4 September 2020
These supposed plans appear to have been circulating online for years.
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Did Joe Biden Call Antifa ‘Courageous’ Americans?
  • 16 June 2020
An old Biden quote praising protesters who stood up to white supremacists in Charlottesville was...
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Can Trump Designate Antifa as a ‘Terrorist Organization’?
  • 3 June 2020
Trump's tweet reacting to protests against the killing of George Floyd appears to blame anti-fascist...
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Did ‘Antifa America’ Threaten to ‘Take What’s Ours’ from the Suburbs?
  • 2 June 2020
A tweet posted amid nationwide protests and riots over the in-custody death of George Floyd...
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Does the Antifa Flag Resemble a Nazi Flag?
  • 17 October 2018
A political group without an official flag has nonetheless been represented by many photoshopped ones.
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