Truth or Fake: Were these people beaten up for not wearing a mask?
What happens if you go against local rules and decide not to wear a mask in a public place? Judging from a number of videos shared on Telegram, Facebook or Twitter, it looks like you could be hit with the strong arm of the law - literally. We zoom in on two examples in Spain and Canada, and show you why you need to be wary of these kinds of posts.
Two posts published at the end of March and the beginning of April 2021 seem to show the violent consequences of going outside without a mask. Catherine Bennett from the FRANCE 24 Observers team explains why these videos - although shocking - aren't examples of police violence triggered by someone not wearing a mask.
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