Pro-Palestine march in Chicago, US, amid the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict.
The archived version of the tweet can be seen here.
Newschecker ran a keyword search for “Chicago Palestine”, which led us to this tweet, dated May 17, 2021, indicating that it was an old video.
A relevant keyword search led us to this NBC Chicago report, dated May 16, 2021, stating that thousands of demonstrators flocked to downtown Chicago on Sunday afternoon in support of Palestinians as the conflict between Israel and Hamas continued to escalate for another day.
“The mass protest, which was led by the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine, began with a rally near Michigan Avenue and Ida B. Wells Drive where attendees called for an end to what they called “ethnic cleansing,” read the report, adding that the rally and one the previous week was to call attention to the growing conflict that saw at least 60 Palestinians die and more than 1,000 rockets launched by Hamas toward Israeli cities, including Tel Aviv. A similar report can be seen here, confirming that the viral video is not related to the current conflict.
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