This clip shows the arrest of suspects in the murder of Haiti’s president, not of French soldiers

Published on 19/01/2022 at 15:43

A video of hooded uniformed men carrying rifles and dragging handcuffed men through a door has been viewed thousands of times in a Facebook post purporting to show French soldiers detained in Mali. But the claim is false: the clip features the arrest of suspects in connection with the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in July 2021.