China Covid: Clashes in Shanghai over lockdown evictions

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2022
From The Center
One clip shows a policeman in a hazmat suit removing a protester from the scene

Video has emerged of clashes between police and people being forced out of their homes in Shanghai, as the city enters a third week of Covid lockdown.

Some residential compounds are being turned into quarantine centres.

Millions are confined to their homes as Shanghai battles a fresh outbreak of the virus. Anyone who tests positive is placed in quarantine.

But with more than 20,000 new cases a day, authorities are struggling to find enough space.

The city in recent weeks has converted exhibition halls and schools into quarantine centres, and...

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