CNN News 18 and News Nation shared a graphic 4 year old video from Malaysia as recent from Pakistan.

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A video of brutal beating of a man by cane is viral. CNN News-18, News Nation shared the video claiming it’s Pakistani driver being caned by Chinese in Karachi.

They all claimed that the people beating were Chinese Engineers working on CPEC Project (China–Pakistan Economic Corridor) in Karachi and the man they were beating was a Pakistani driver, reason of beating being, he submitted wrong bills.

CNN News-18

They deleted their tweet but archived here

Screen recording of the tweet –

News Nation

The source of this fake news which has been retweeted by approximately 8K people

Sudhir Chaudhary (Editor In Chief, Zee News), quoted above tweet with a question that if this claim with the video is true, Pakistani Gov. should arrest the Chinese nationals or do they have courage to do so ?

 

 

 

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This video is from Malaysia, Year 2016, not recent from Pakistan

The handle on which these news channels based their news on, which Sudhir Chaudhary quoted is a parody account itself claiming it is merely for fun.

The yellow T-shirt, the man looking over was wearing had a logo Berish-5 on it which is actually a pro-democracy Malasyian group

 

Tweeted in 2016

This was also reported widely only by ‘Malaysian’ Mainstream news houses.

 

https://stomp.straitstimes.com/singapore-seen/from-around-the-world/another-shocking-attack-caught-on-camera-man-gets-whacked-by

https://www.malaysia-today.net/2016/11/28/man-repeatedly-assaulted-with-bamboo-stick-video-goes-viral/

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/11/28/huan-caning-viral-video

https://www.asiaone.com/malaysia/video-man-repeatedly-assaulted-bamboo-stick-goes-viral

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/police-seek-information-on-violent-caning-shown-in-viral-video-in-malaysia

https://coconuts.co/kl/news/netizens-shocked-viral-video-man-being-violently-caned-using-bamboo-stick/

http://www.mci.my/2016/11/video-of-man-repeatedly-assaulted-with.html

https://www.mstar.com.my/lokal/semasa/2016/11/29/polis-perlu-maklumat-lelaki-dipukul

Pekerja Asing Dipukul Majikan Kerana Bermain Ketika Kerja

 

到底发生什么事?为什么要这样对待他?而且还穿着Bersih 5的衣服!!!!

Posted by 时事新闻网 on Monday, November 28, 2016

 

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