Look at how our African women are treated by Indians. On March 12, 2017, he shared the video on Facebook, writing [in French]: “My dear countrymen.
Look at the work carried out by the Chinese in Cameroon. The video of the young girl who is killed by men [sic].
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The FRANCE 24 Observers team decided not to republish this video.
In the screengrabs that we have used, we have blurred the face of the victim of this violent attack.
One viewer named “Guy” — who lives in Paris, France but who hails originally from the Ivory Coast — shared the video alongside his own video commentary expressing his anger at the incident.
In reality, however, this footage was actually recorded in Brazil.
The footage, which lasts 1 minute 30 seconds, shows several men surrounding a young woman, before starting to club her on the head with a wooden beam and punch her in the face.
In the past week, thousands of people have reacted with emotion to a video showing a young black woman being tortured by several lighter-skinned men.
Angry viewers denounced what they believed was a racist act against Africans carried out by men who they alternately described as “Chinese”, “Indian” or “Arabic”.