Fake Lidl discount video in Belgium prompts racism online
02 November 2021 | 8:54 am
A video posted on Twitter claims to show a crowd of people in a Lidl supermarket in Molenbeek. The neighbourhood in Brussels is known for being home to four of the men behind the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. However, the video was actually filmed in Algeria and the crowd was due to a nationwide food shortage earlier this year. Also, we look at a fake Time Magazine cover that has been circulating online since 2018.
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