Father Dancing at Funeral of Daughter in Iran is misleading- Read Fact Check
A video of an old man, crying and dancing is going viral on social media with a claim that a father is dancing at his daughter’s funeral, who was killed during the ongoing protests in Iran.
Netizens are sharing the video in grief under different captions. An user on Twitter writes, “Heartbreaking Iranian father who promised to live long enough to dance at his daughter’s wedding ends up dancing at her funeral after she was killed by the Iranian morality police for not covering her hair #IranRevolution2022 #مهسا_امینی #koya.”
Some of the archive links of the claim are here and here.
To investigate the claim DFRAC Team scrolled through the comment section and found many poeple commenting this as a fake news and video. Further, we used the invid tool top analysize different frames of the video and found The video is a scene from an Azerbaijani TV series called “Ata Ocaği.”
The video was shared on YouTube on October 2021, with a description that reads:
“Dad promised his daughter to dance at her wedding and kept his promise, but unfortunately he danced at her funeral.”
ПОЛНЫЙ ФРАГМЕНТ. Отец станцевал на похоронах своей дочери. Телеграмм: Мировой Суетолог.
Through the investigation it is clear the video getting viral has no connection with the ongoing protests in Iran.
Claim Review: Father Dancing at Funeral of Daughter in Iran amid Iran protest.
Claimed by: social media users
Fact Check: misleading