Clashes in Shanghai as COVID protests flare across China

Posted on AllSides November 27th, 2022
From The Center
REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Hundreds of demonstrators and police clashed in Shanghai on Sunday night as protests over China's stringent COVID restrictions flared for a third day and spread to several cities in the wake of a deadly apartment fire in the country's far west.

The wave of civil disobedience is unprecedented in mainland China since President Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago, as frustration mounts over his signature zero-COVID policy nearly three years into the pandemic. The COVID measures are also exacting a heavy toll on the world's second-largest economy.

"I’m here...

Read full story

Reuters

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
111459/86482
See full bias rating for Reuters
Learn about media bias
https://www.reuters.com/world/china/shanghai-hit-by-covid-protests-anger-spreads-across-china-2022-11-27/

More News about China from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right