Reality examine: Deceptive beer pageant video claims to point out Italian farmers’ protest

A viral video has falsely claimed that Italian farmers are protesting in opposition to the federal government by blocking main roads.

The drone footage exhibits a lot of tractors congregated on a road, loudly sounding their horns.

Social media customers have alleged that it exhibits farmers in Italy are “combating again in opposition to enforced farming laws” that’s supposedly “crippling” meals provides. 

Euronews has fact-checked these claims.

The video truly exhibits an occasion through the Villa Tractor Beer Fest held within the northern Italian city of Villafranca Piemonte on 23 July.

The organisers of the pageant shared the an identical aerial drone footage of tractors in a video on Fb on 25 July.

Based on a promotional leaflet, the gathering had been held with the help of the native council to rejoice the native agriculture trade.

There isn’t a proof of any hyperlink between the beer pageant and anti-government farmers’ protests.

Hundreds of agricultural employees have lately gathered within the Netherlands to protest the Dutch authorities’s plans to scale back emissions of nitrogen oxide and ammonia by 2030.

The weeks-long demonstration has additionally led to the unfold of on-line misinformation.

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