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Image claimed to have been taken during Free Bobiwine protests in Gulu district

Claim

Tom Voltaire a Facebook user posted an image on his page and captioned it claiming,"Free Bobiwine protests still on,this is Gulu District the Northern part of Uganda".

Author
Tom Voltaire Okwalinga
Verdict
Incorrect
The photo was taken on 9th September,2019 while protesters marched with weapons in Johannesburg during the xenophobia attacks on African migrants in South Africa.

There’s an image that was posted on a Facebook page in the names of Tom Voltaire Okwalinga claiming it was taken in Uganda.

The image claims to show protesters in Gulu ,Northern Uganda ,during the Free Bobiwine protests and has also been used by other countries like SouthAfrica.

The image was first shared on 19th November 2020 by Tom Voltaire Okwalinga on his Facebook page claiming,”Free Bobiwine protests still on, this is Gulu District, the Northern part of Uganda”.

 

 However, URN made a Reverse image search and found out that the photo was not taken in Uganda. It was taken on 9th September 2019 while protesters marched with weapons in Johannesburg during the xenophobia attacks on African migrants in South Africa.