Hyderabad: A video is going viral on both Facebook and Twitter, claiming that it shows the fight between the Police and Muslim immigrants on the streets of France. It claims that when the Muslim immigrants started a riot, as they want Shira Law implemented. And the French police shot them.

In the wake of the nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Lot of people on social media are finding this video interesting. Many users are comparing the rights of Indian Police with those of police from other countries.

The video has been shared on other social media platforms also.

Fact Check:

When Newsmeter team extracted screenshots from the video and performed reverse image search, we found many results in the Spanish language. This video has been uploaded on a Youtube channel called Força e Honra - Inscreva-se in November 2019. The description of the video says Military Police Officers attacked by a mob in Cracolândia region of the city of São Paulo in Brazil.

We also found a news article in Libre Noticias, news website and even G1, Brazilian News website. According to the article, this incident took place in the center of Sao Paulo on November 8th, 2019. The military police combat the drug traffickers in street combat in Sao Paolo, Brazil.



Hence, the claim that the video is from France and of a street fight between Muslim immigrants and the police is FALSE. It is from Brazil where the fight was between Brazilian Military police and Drug traffickers.

Satya Priya BN

Motivated professional with a zeal to learn, Sathya Priya has more than 5 years of experience as a Content and Digital manager in Press, Electronic and Digital media. She is Andhra Pradesh government accredited Multimedia Journalist. Ms Priya has worked for more than 4 years as Web and Digital media manager in Bhaarat Today, telugu TV channel. Along with news, she has experience in television program production. Demonstrated excellent management and leadership skills to lead the Digital Media staff. Worked collaboratively with staff, management and IT support. A science Post Graduate, with great computing skills, She is a fact checker certified by Google News Initiative. She has also completed Fundamentals of Digital Marketing Certification from Google.

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