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FACT CHECK: X Video Shows Protest Against Chinese Immigrants And Kurds, Not Islam In Japan

video Shared by X This is said to be indicative of recent protests against Islam and “illegal and unchecked immigration” in Japan.

Verdict: Misleading

Misbar said the original video was shared on X in October 2023 and shows protests targeting Chinese immigrants and Kurds in the city of Kawaguchi.

Fact check:

According to , starting in April, the local council in Kyoto's Gion district plans to ban visits to the backstreets where geishas work. South China Morning Post. The decision follows a trend of geishas being “attacked by 'out of control' tourists,” the newspaper reported.

“'Japan belongs to the Japanese, Muslims get out of the country!' Japanese patriots also stand up for illegal and unchecked immigration,” the X-video caption reads. The video, which has been viewed more than 1 million times, shows a large group of people holding Japanese flags marching through the city.

However, claims that the video shows recent protests against Islam and “illegal and unchecked immigration” in Japan are misleading. The original video is Shared by X According to the report, protests targeting Chinese immigrants and Kurds will take place in October 2023. Misbar. According to the newspaper, the protest took place in the city of Kawaguchi.

A translation of the video's caption reads: “This kind of confusion is not good for resolving the Kurdish-China issue.” “The citizens of Kawaguchi don't want this either. I feel sorry for the foreigners as well,'' he continued.

Similarly, “Check Your Fact” did not find the referenced video. Recent reliable news about Japan. In addition, Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications I haven't done it publicly commented on About the claim. (Related: No, buses do not indicate “illegal immigrants” on board in Florida)

Check Your Fact has reached out to Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications for comment and will update this article accordingly.

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