Capitol riot anniversary: What QAnon followers believe now

Capitol riot anniversary: What QAnon followers believe now

A year ago supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol. Many of them were followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory, which saw Trump as a hero who would defeat a Satan-worshipping global cabal. A survey by the polling organisation Ipsos Mori has found that 7% of Americans still believe this conspiracy theory – despite a lack of any evidence and the fact that QAnon’s many predictions never came true. So who are these people?

The BBC’s Stephanie Hegarty travelled to the US to find out .

Produced by Emma Ailes and Eloise Alanna

Animation by Peter Caires

The documentary QAnon: After the Storm? is on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel this weekend

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