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Contribute In the past week, thousands of people have reacted with emotion to a video showing a young black woman being tortured by several lighter-skinned men. In reality, however, this footage was actually recorded in Brazil. After several blows, the woman seems to lose consciousness and starts convulsing.
Seeing how hurt she is, the men then to lift her up into a sitting position and keep her from going under. In the screengrabs that we have used, we have blurred the face of the victim of this violent attack. Dozens of people sent the Observers this video on social media. Almost everyone who shared the footage claimed that the attack on the young woman was a racist act carried out by Arabic, Chinese or Indian men.
He took to Facebook to share this video on March 13,writing in French: Look at how our African women are treated by Indians. I am begging you. Please to find these sons of dogs. On March 12,he shared the video on Facebook, writing [in French]: Look at the work carried out by the Chinese in Cameroon.
They kidnap little girls [and] take them into the bush to kill them. The video of the young girl who is killed by men [sic]. I want you to share this video with all of your contacts so that the entire world knows that is going on in my country, Cameroon, [with] unpunished murders.
One viewer posted on the Observers Facebook group on March 12,writing [in French]: Apparently, this took place in Cameroon.
Could you verify if this is authentic? The men in the video speak Brazilian Portuguese with an accent typical of the southeastern part of the country, according to several native Brazilians consulted by the FRANCE 24 Observers team.
Then, the men start speaking to the convulsing victim: The image above shows several screengrabs from the video. A local Brazilian press agency shared this footage, and while the Brazilian press agency was unable to establish the details of this incident, it did report that the video was filmed in Brazil.
Video leads to widespread denunciations of racism This video has been viewed more than 60, times since March 8. I will show you a video where a young African girl is shamefully murdered in cold blood in an Arabic country.
In his video commentary, Guy claims that the young woman is African and that she was beaten up by a group of Saudi men in a potato field in Saudi Arabia. The friend claimed that he had got the video from another friend living in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
On several occasions, videos shot in Brazil showing gang fighting have been shared on African social media by viewers claiming that the videos show racist attacks.Teen social media users are more likely than other online teens who do not use social media to say they have refrained from sharing content due to reputation concerns (61% vs.
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