A video of Indian Muslim oppression is shared widely on social media sites.
CJ werleman, who claims to be an activist of islamophobia also shared the video with the claim of how Hindu radical cops are assaulting an elderly Muslim man.
He tweeted, “Watch Hindutva radicalized cops brutally assault an elderly Muslim man.” The archive version is provided here.
Watch Hindutva radicalized cops brutally assault an elderly Muslim man. pic.twitter.com/r02VLWHOfQ
— CJ Werleman (@cjwerleman) June 14, 2022
@Muslim__news too shared the video under caption, “This is how Muslims are treated in India. Look at the old man’s age and the brutal use of force by the Indian police. Horrible !! This is the true face of Hindutva and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in India.“(Translates Urdu)
هكذا يتم التعامل مع المسلمين في الهند.
أنظروا إلى سن الرجل العجوز والاستخدام الوحشي للقوة من قبل الشرطة الهندية. فظيع !!
— أخبار المسلمين (@Muslim__News) June 14, 2022
Just below the tweet of CJ Werleman we found replies from Bareilly Police that state, “Concerned video is from 2020 when the complete lockdown was implemented. unlawful gathering tried to misbehave with police and police used mild force to disperse the crowd so that COVID infection would not spread.”
“Fake news is being spread by this Twitter handle.this video is from 2020 when corona lockdown was being implemented. unlawful gathering tried to misbehave with police. police used mild force to disperse it so that covid would not spread.”
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With Bareilly Police coming forward it is clear the video is from the year 2020 and CJ Werleman is sharing it with a misleading claim.
Claim Review: A video of Indian Muslim oppression is shared widely on social media sites.
Fact Check: miseading.