Claim:

A video went viral on X (Formerly Twitter) claiming thousands of PTI women workers protesting against alleged rigging in General Election 2024 after PTI gave a call for a protest on March 02, 2024. The video was shared by the general public, including prominent journalists.

Virality

On X (formerly Twitter), the footage was shared Here and Here gaining upwards of more than 500K views.

On TikTok here and on YouTube Here and Here

Fact Check:

To verify the claim, we extracted keyframes from the footage and performed a reverse image search. The reverse image search revealed that the shared video dates back to October 2023, amid protests by women government teachers in Jhelum against the privatization of Government institutions..

A screenshot of a video chat

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Source:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=235662006181641

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CylDwXFIXPl/

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2441353/protesting-educators-suspended

Rating

Misleading/False

Conclusion

Our research confirmed that an old, irrelevant video of a protest by government teachers was shared as recent, linking it with the recent protest against rigging in General Election 2024 to propagate false claims.