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China's sophisticated censorship engine is being pushed to 'its max' as it struggles to keep protest videos off the internet, experts say

businessinsider.com Protesters shout slogans during a protest against China's zero-COVID measures on November 28, 2022 in Beijing, China Kevin Frayer/Getty Images China is struggling to censor…

Uyghurs in Xinjiang protest from the sidelines as fear of detention camps looms

semafor.com Uyghurs in Xinjiang protest from the sidelines as fear of detention camps looms Protesters in China are expressing solidarity with victims of the fire in Xinjiang's capital…

How protesters in China are adopting symbolic resistance tactics

semafor.com How protesters in China are adopting symbolic resistance tactics Protesters across Chinese cities are adopting clever ways to express dissent. Here are three ways they've…

Zero-COVID protests send global markets downwards

semafor.com Zero-COVID protests send global markets downwards The price of oil sank to its lowest level this year, as markets reacted to the possibility that demand for crude in China…

Amazon workers went on strike in more than 40 countries on Black Friday

semafor.com Amazon workers went on strike in more than 40 countries on Black Friday Amazon workers across more than 40 countries planned strikes and protests over wages, working…

China’s protesters are angry about more than just zero-COVID

marketplace.org People in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou clashed with police overnight, in the latest protest against the country’s strict zero-tolerance for COVID policy. Footage…

Xi Jinping showing "rare display of weakness": Tiananmen Square activist

newsweek.com Chinese President Xi Jinping's loosening of COVID-19 mitigation policies amid a wave of protests in the country was a "rare display of weakness" by the leader, according to…

U.S. officials don’t expect China protests to spread, communications show

politico.com U.S. officials don’t expect China protests to spread, communications show Chinese authorities appear determined to prevent growth of large scale protests. U.S. officials…

China announces new vaccination effort, but 'zero COVID' policy not likely to end soon

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Joe McDonald, Associated Press Joe McDonald, Associated Press Leave your feedback BEIJING (AP) — A campaign to…

2 Chinese cities ease COVID-19 restrictions as protesters pledge to continue

theweek.com Amidst ongoing protests in China over strict COVID-19 lockdowns, a pair of cities announced on Wednesday that they would be easing up on some of the restrictions, Reuters…

Guangzhou Protesters Clash With Hazmat-Clad Riot Police Over Lockdowns

zerohedge.com Guangzhou Protesters Clash With Hazmat-Clad Riot Police Over Lockdowns Protesters in the Chinese manufacturing city of Guangzhou clashed with hazmat suit-clad riot police…

An exiled billionaire has given Chinese protesters 7 tips for stonewalling police if they get arrested

businessinsider.com Gun Wengui has been living in exile in the US since 2014. Reuters Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui shared tips for how protesters can deal with police questioning. Guo…

Are China’s lockdown protests the beginning of the end for Xi Jinping?

politico.eu The wave of demonstrations across China demanding an end to the draconian zero-COVID measures is like nothing the country has seen in decades. From university campuses to…

Chinese vaccine plans spark hope for end of 'zero COVID'

apnews.com BEIJING (AP) — A campaign to vaccinate the elderly has sparked hopes China might roll back severe anti-virus controls that prompted protesters to demand President Xi Jinping…

‘Breach of the Big Silence.’ Protests Stretch China’s Censorship to Its Limits

nytimes.com In one video, a man sarcastically sings a patriotic song. In another, a group of protesters hold up blank pieces of paper and chant in unison. In a third clip, a group of…

Are China's protests a real threat for Beijing?

theweek.com Protests against Beijing's "zero COVID" restrictions have spread across China in the biggest outburst of unrest since President Xi Jinping took power more than a decade ago.…

Analysis: Republicans cry weakness, others see sense in Biden's China protest response By Reuters

investing.com By David Brunnstrom, Michael Martina and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The administration of President Joe Biden has drawn Republican fire for its cautious…

"I'm Witnessing History In The Making", Says Protester In Shanghai

zerohedge.com "I'm Witnessing History In The Making", Says Protester In Shanghai Authored by Kelly Song via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Protests demanding an end to COVID lockdowns…

Students sent home as China moves to curb more COVID-19 protests

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Live data on national races for Senate, House and state governors Leave your feedback BEIJING (AP) — Chinese…

Proud, Scared and Conflicted. What the China Protesters Told Me

nytimes.com They went to their first demonstrations. They chanted their first protest slogans. They had their first encounters with the police. Then they went home, shivering in…

Students sent home, police on patrol as China curbs protests

apnews.com BEIJING (AP) — Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe…

Man appears to scrawl 'pedophilia' on Balenciaga window in London

newsweek.com Protesters vandalized a Balenciaga store in central London amid controversy surrounding the label. A protester was shown on social media stencil-spraying the words…

China still hasn't officially addressed the anti zero-COVID protests that have swept the country

businessinsider.com People hold white sheets of paper in protest of COVID-19 restrictions in Beijing, China, on November 27, 2022. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Mass protests kicked off in China over…

Here’s how China’s COVID lockdown protests are sparking unrest across markets and rattling the global investing landscape

businessinsider.com Good morning. I'm senior reporter Phil Rosen, reporting from Manhattan. Today we're going over what the ongoing protests in China mean for markets and investors. Before…

Chinese universities send students home as police try to quash 'zero COVID' protests

theweek.com China's COVID protests Protests continued across China and spread to Hong Kong on Monday over President Xi Jinping's strict "zero COVID" policies, even as authorities took…

Dating apps and Telegram: How China protesters are defying authorities By Reuters

investing.com By Eduardo Baptista BEIJING (Reuters) - Opponents of China's anti-COVID measures are resorting to dating apps and social media platforms blocked on the mainland to evade…

The ‘mullahs’ team’? Iran’s World Cup journey divides society

ft.com Anti-government protesters are hoping for defeat in crucial match against US after regime exploits win against Wales

China’s protesters take to the streets

morningbrew.com When negativity and dissent are scrubbed from the internet and criticizing a leader can land you behind bars, protests take on interesting forms. In China, nationwide…

China Unrest Tanks Oil

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Here's why protesters in China are holding up blank pieces of paper

fortune.com Here’s why protesters in China are holding up blank pieces of paper Protesters with blank pieces of paper have become a common sight at demonstrations against Chinese…

Dow sinks 500 points as China protests and hawkish Fed comments rattle markets

businessinsider.com Protesters shout slogans during a protest against Chinas strict zero COVID measures on November 28, 2022 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Stocks sank on Monday…

Chinese Protesters Channel Their Anger Directly at Xi Jinping

wsj.com Almost three years into China’s restrictive approach to controlling Covid-19, President Xi Jinping is being called to account as public anger spills into the streets.…

Photos show the true scale of the anti-COVID protests sweeping China

businessinsider.com Demonstrators in Beijing on November 27, 2022. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images, Stringer Protests have erupted across China as anger over strict COVID policies boils over. Some…

Protesters take to Hong Kong's streets in solidarity with mainland

youtube.com Protesters take to Hong Kong's streets in solidarity with mainland CNN

How a blank piece of paper became the symbol of China's protests

axios.com Young people protesting harsh COVID-19 restrictions in China have held aloft the most innocuous of objects: a blank sheet of paper. The big picture: Blank signs were…

Why 'White Paper Revolution' has become key symbol of China's COVID protest

newsweek.com Blank sheets of white paper were a symbol of defiance over the weekend as Chinese protesters braved likely prosecution to openly oppose the government's policy of zero…

Investors hope Beijing will lift COVID curbs faster as protests douse markets

reuters.com Summary - Companies - Dozens of campuses, protesters make show of civil disobedience - No sign of new protests in Beijing, Shanghai on Monday - China bonds, stocks have…

China eases "zero COVID" rules after wide protests of lockdowns

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Live data on national races for Senate, House and state governors Joe McDonald, Associated Press Joe McDonald,…

China's Xi has few good options as mass protests against 'zero COVID' policy erupt

theweek.com China's COVID protests Weeks after Chinese President Xi Jinping cemented his status as the country's most dominant leader since Mao Zedong, a series of large protests…

China's leaders will crack down harshly on zero-COVID protesters

businessinsider.com Legendary investor Mark Mobius. Richard Brian/Reuters Chinese markets will fall in the short term in the wake of unrest, legendary investor Mark Mobius said. Public protests…

Chinese protesters tear down Wuhan gates as COVID battle comes full circle

newsweek.com A video of protesters in Wuhan demonstrating against China's Zero-COVID policy has gone viral. The clip shows the protesters attempting to pull down a gate separating their…

Dozens of Police Hurt in Protest Over Adani Port in Southern India

asiafinancial.com More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers preventing work on a controversial $900-million port clashed with police. The drama is an escalation of…

Marjorie Taylor Greene 'Praying' for People of Wuhan as Covid Protests Grow

newsweek.com Marjorie Taylor Greene has expressed her solidarity with protesters in Wuhan demonstrating against the Chinese government's "zero COVID" strategy, saying she's "praying" for…

White House Responds After Protests Erupt Across China Over 'Zero-COVID' Rules

theepochtimes.com The White House’s COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha said that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) “zero-COVID” strategy is unrealistic amid the largest protests…

Chinese Stocks Sink After Covid Cases Rise, Protests Over Policy

asiafinancial.com Chinese stocks and oil prices fell sharply early on Monday, after the country posted another record high tally of Covid infections. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index plunged…

U.S. sanctions Iranian officials involved in crackdown on protesters

foxbusiness.com The Treasury Department announced new sanctions for human rights violations against a trio of Iranian officials involved in the regime's crackdown on protesters in…

An Urumqi apartment fire is the latest test of China’s zero-Covid strategy

vox.com Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images In cities across China, people are protesting Xi Jinping’s Covid policy — and even demanding his resignation. A fire leads to angry…

Videos show CCP forces violently crackdown on China protests against Xi

newsweek.com Videos posted to social media show Chinese Communist Party (CCP) forces violently crack down on protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping's COVID-19 lockdowns. Massive…

Chinese protests over COVID lockdowns reach boiling point in Beijing, Shanghai

theweek.com Mass protests continued in cities across China on Sunday in opposition to the country's strict COVID-19 lockdowns, with The Washington Post reported that protests erupted in…

Crowds angered by lockdowns call for China's Xi to step down as protests spread

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Live data on national races for Senate, House and state governors Dake Kang, Associated Press Dake Kang, Associated…

Anti-government protests spread to Shanghai and Beijing as anger grows over China's strict zero-COVID policy

businessinsider.com People protest against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) curbs, at the site of a candlelight vigil for victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai, China, in this screengrab from a…

Protests spread across China over zero-Covid policy

politico.eu In a significant escalation of political unrest, protests against China's strict zero-COVID policy spread to several cities and university campuses across the country, with…

Iranian Protesters & Government Supporters Clash At World Cup

zerohedge.com Iranian Protesters & Government Supporters Clash At World Cup Rival sets of Iranian protesters have been confronting each other at the World Cup in Qatar, and a moment…

Videos show huge protests in China as Xi Jinping comes under pressure

newsweek.com Videos shared to social media show protests in China that have broken out following the deaths of 10 people in an apartment fire, in the latest sign of unrest in the…

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