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Fact Check:- Are The French People Protesting Against Pension Cuts?

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These days a picture is getting viral on twitter under the caption, “ If the television media was not owned by billionaires, you would have seen coverage of yesterday’s massive strike in France against pension cuts.” The image is of Paris with a large number of people on the roads for the protest.

 

https://twitter.com/fah451bks/status/1483233271727017985?s=20

https://twitter.com/patriach2051/status/1483555029063802883

https://twitter.com/JeanJjeany/status/1483329642186612736

Also check  https://dfrac.org/en/2022/01/06/2021-the-bygone-year-that-was-filled-with-fake-narratives/


  • FACT CHECK:-

  • This picture is not from the protest against pension cuts from the recent year, but is from pension cuts from the year 2019-2020.In Paris, 56,000 people demonstrated, according to the Ministry of the Interior, 370,000 according to the CGT. Demonstrators smashed several shop windows and bus shelters in a street leading to Place Saint-Augustin. The store of a MAAF brand was also ransacked and emptied of its furniture. Demonstrators also smashed several shop windows and bus shelters in a street leading to Place Saint-Augustin. The store of a MAAF brand was also ransacked and emptied of its furniture.

https://www.leparisien.fr/economie/direct-greve-dans-les-transports-et-manifestations-contre-la-reforme-des-retraites-suivez-la-mobilisation-de-ce-jeudi-9-janvier-09-01-2020-8232129.php

CONCLUSION:-

The image is from the pension cuts, but not from this year but the year 2019 which was spread all over4 the internet to mislead the viewers .

 

Claim Reviewprotest on pension cuts.

Claimed by– Social Media users.

Fact check– misleading

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