An old video of Burning a Quaran from Denmark is going viral as an incident in Sweden. Read- Fact Check
A video is going viral on social media. It can be seen in the video that a man is burning a book in his hand and three passers beating him. Social media users are claiming that Rasmus Paludan burned a copy of the Quran. The incident claim goes viral after the incident of burning the Quaran by the leader of the far-right Danish political party Stram Kurs Rasmus Paludan during a manifestation outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.
By sharing this video a social media user caption: “ This infidel has burned the Koran in Sweden #Quran #QuranSweden.”
Meanwhile, many other social media users are sharing a similar claim.
To know the reality of the viral video the team of DFRAC first separate the keyframes of the video and afterward did the reverse image search of those keyframes. The team found that Ensonhaber covered this report on 2 March 2021 with the headline- “ Ugly attack on the Holy Quran in Denmark.”
On further searches, the team found Yenisafak ( A conservative, Islamist Turkish daily newspaper ) has covered this report which was uploaded on 3 March 2021.
Yenisafak uploaded a similar video on their official Facebook on 3 March 2021.
A YouTube channel named LeopardeX also uploaded the same video on 12 March 2021.
The report mention, In the Norrebro district of Copenhagen, where Muslims also live in the majority of Denmark, an ugly attack was carried out that roused the Islamic world to its feet.
A man who was found to be a member of the racist party Stram Kurs tried to burn the Holy Quran in the middle of the street.
A racist Dane who tried to bur the Holy Quran in the middle of the street was met with the reaction of 3 passers
One of those reacted took the holy book from the hands of the racist Dane, while the other kicked it.
It is clear from the fact check of DFRAC and several reports that the viral incident of Burning the Quran is in the year 2021 from Denmark and it has nothing to do with the recent incident of Burning the Quran in Sweden. Therefore, the claim made by social media users is Misleading.