China: Fed Up With Lockdown, Citizens Protest Zero Covid Policy

Zero-COVID policies push Guangzhou residents to a breaking point

  • In China’s industrial metropolis, Guangzhou, residents in lockdown and subjected to the Chinese Communist Party’s “zero-COVID” policy have reached a breaking point.
  • Residents have been placed under strict stay-at-home measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, with only one member of the household permitted to leave to buy food.
  • To demonstrate opposition to the strict measures, residents took to the streets.
  • Online footage showed protestors clashing with police, overturning a police vehicle, knocking over fences in the Haizhu district, and confronting blue-clad health personnel.
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