Frustration over China’s “zero-COVID” policy has manifested for months, but a recent deadly apartment fire sparked mass demonstrations in cities across the country in a rare show of defiance agains…
Barely a month after granting himself a third five-year term as China's leader, Xi Jinping is facing a wave of public anger over his “zero COVID" policy.
In a country where protests are swiftly quashed, many who gathered to voice their discontent — under the watchful eye of the police — were uncertain about how far to go.
For the first time in decades, thousands of people have defied Chinese authorities to protest at universities and on the streets of major cities, demanding to be freed not only from incessant Covid tests and lockdowns, but strict censorship and the Communist Party's tightening grip over all aspects of life.
After a weekend of confrontations between officials and demonstrators, video from two sites in Shanghai and Beijing showed a heavy security presence. Here’s the latest on the situation.
In a country where the authorities have little tolerance for open dissent, demonstrators against Covid restrictions have turned to more subtle methods.
Protesters thronged the streets of cities across China over the weekend, defying a brutal crackdown from the Communist regime.
People in China are protesting across the country. What started as a fire in one building has led to a fire of protests. The protests started when a fire broke out in a building where the citizens were trapped inside due to COVID policies in the country. The fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, the last screams…
From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country's increasingly costly zero-Covid policy.
Edward Lawrence, a journalist at the BBC, was arrested by police in Shanghai at the scene of protests on Sunday night, according to the BBC and as captured on what appears to be mobile phone footage of the arrest.
China insisted that it would "rectify," but not eliminate, its years-old Chinese coronavirus lockdown policies.
A BBC reporter was arrested and beaten by China police on Sunday while covering protests against the country's zero-coronavirus policy.
The Biden administration has so far held back on issuing a larger condemnation of President Xi Jinping amid the unrest.
Demonstrators in Shanghai demand that President Xi Jinping step down and call for the end of Communist Party rule.
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