No, the photo capturing a protester assaulting a police officer is not from the recent Saba Saba protest, but rather from the Saba Saba protest that occurred in 2020.
The image being shared, claiming to depict a protester assaulting a police officer during the recent Saba Saba protest in 2023, is misleading as it was actually captured during the Saba Saba protest in 2020.
The Saba Saba protests or marches are observed annually on July 7th to commemorate the Second Liberation struggle in Kenya.
Protester assaults a police officer during the Saba Saba protests as nationwide demonstrations commence.
The iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has fact-checked this content and established that it is Misleading.
To arrive at this conclusion, the iVerify Network of Fact-Checking Desks has conducted the following process. A reverse image search has verified that the image in question originated from the Saba Saba protests that took place on July 7, 2020. It was captured by Photojournalist Brian Inganga and subsequently retweeted and shared by numerous Twitter users and websites.