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Israel-Palestine Conflict- Fans Supporting Palestine During a Football Match in Morocco, Users Claim Video From Ireland: Fact-Check

A video purporting to show a large crowd supporting Palestine at an Irish football match has gone viral. It features people waving the Palestinian flag.

@Bsonja5 tweeted the video of the crowd waving Palestinian flag on Oct 19, 2023. She wrote that large crowds in Ireland support Palestine during the football match. She further added “Stop #Gazagenocide Stop #ApartheidIsrael WAR CRIMINALS” in relation to the ongoing conflict. The archive can be read from above.

Is the Video from a Irish Football Match from Ireland? : Fact

The video in question originates from Morocco, not Ireland, and shows supporters of Palestine waving the Palestinian flag during a football match between Raja Casablanca and Moghreb Tétouan on October 9, 2023, at the Mohammed V Football Stadium in Casablanca. Irish football match is not relevant to this at all.

It is not an Irish Football match as users claimed.

Check out the full video here:

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:

Intent:

In an attempt to overshadow the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, social media influencers are spreading videos from Morocco that purport to be from Irish Football match, Ireland.

Conclusion:

Claim: There has been a lot of support for Palestine during an Irish football match, according to a video that has gone viral of fans waving the Palestinian flag.

Fact: The video was captured in Morocco on October 9, 2023, during a football match between Raja Casablanca and Moghreb Tétouan at the Mohammed V Football Stadium.

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