Truth or fake – German police deny Greta Thunberg ‘staged’ arrest claims


Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was briefly detained and then released during a protest in Germany against the demolition of a village to make way for a coal mine. Footage of Thunberg’s arrest went viral, with many claiming she staged it. In this edition of Truth or Fake, we tell you what journalists and local police on the ground told our team about these claims.