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No, “Chinese-Africans” Were Not the First to Inhabit Japan’s Islands

This photo of Tibetan nuns has been circulating since 2018 and soon after a fake meme emerged on Facebook that claimed they were the first humans to inhabit some of Japan’s islands.

The team at AFP Fact Check dug into the issue and, not surprisingly, found it to be grossly inaccurate. The photo in question was neither taken in Japan nor does it show anyone of African descent. 

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