A video is being shared on social media claiming that it shows visuals of a migrant Muslim assaulting a doctor for asking his wife to remove the Hijab. The post claims that the incident had taken place in Spain. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: Video of a migrant Muslim in Spain assaulting a doctor for asking his wife to remove the Hijab.
Fact: The video shared in the post shows an old incident that took place in Nizhnevartovsk city in Russia. A man named Bakhriddin Azimov attacked a dermatologist in Nizhnevartovsk for allegedly calling his wife’s skin beautiful. The incident took place in 2021. The Muslim man did not assault the doctor for asking his wife to remove her hijab and the incident did not took place in Spain. Hence, the claim made in the post is False.
On reverse image search of the screenshots in the video, a video with similar visuals was found in an article published on 24 September 2021. This article reported it as visuals of a Muslim husband assaulting a dermatologist in Russia.
When we searched for further sources using relevant keywords on the internet, similar visuals were found in an article published by Russia’s ‘RT’ news website in September 2021. As per the report, a man named Bakhriddin Azimov was charged with hooliganism after badly assaulting a dermatologist for complimenting his wife’s skin as beautiful. The incident reportedly took place in Nizhnevartovsk city in Russia.
Reporting details of the incident, several news websites published articles in September 2021. They can be seen here, here and here. From all these pieces of evidence, it can be concluded that the video shared in the post shows an old incident in Russia, not from Spain.
To sum it up, an old video from Russia is shared as visuals of a Muslim in Spain attacking a doctor for asking his wife to remove the hijab.