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This Dildo Flag Was Mistaken For An "ISIS Flag" By CNN

Oh, dear.

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This is a flag known by some as the Black Banner. The flag contains two parts of the shahada, an Arabic declaration of Islamic faith which asserts that Allah is the one true God and that Muhammad is his prophet.

This is a flag that was flown at London's Pride Parade on Saturday that is composed of a bunch of sex toys.

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Here's a closer look. See? There's a few dildos, some butt plugs, and a couple of other things you weren't taught about in sex-ed.

@PerezHiIton2Day CNN trolled by dildo covered fake ISIS flag at London Pride.

CNN didn't look close enough, though. On Saturday it ran this report on the disturbing "ISIS flag" which was spotted by its international assignment editor Lucy Pawle.

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"This man dressed in black and white was waving what appears to be a very bad mimicry, but a very clear attempt to mimic the ISIS flag," Pawle said, as her face was shown next to a flag with a bunch of phallic sex toys on it.

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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