No, this video doesn’t show Islamists protesting against Sweden’s far-right party
17 September 2022 | 11:33 am
The far-right Sweden Democrats have risen to become the second-largest party in parliament after Sunday's election. French-speaking sympathisers with the party shared a video on Twitter that claims to show Islamists protesting against the anti-immigration coalition. But all is not as it seems. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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