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.
Also check https://dfrac.org/en/2022/01/06/2021-the-bygone-year-that-was-filled-with-fake-narratives/
- 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.
Des gaz lacrymogènes ont été tirées à Nantes lors de la manifestation contre la réforme des retraites pic.twitter.com/ddQmob4TjU
— BFMTV (@BFMTV) January 9, 2020
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 Review–protest on pension cuts.
Claimed by– Social Media users.
Fact check– misleading