Old US police clip falsely linked to 2022 China protests

Published on 30/11/2022 at 09:24

As China deployed security services across several major cities to quell nationwide protests in November 2022, a clip that appears to show a police car hitting a crowd has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in false social media posts claiming it was filmed in Shanghai. In reality, the video was shot in Washington state in the United States in January 2021.