Covid protests intensify in China over strict restrictions

Hundreds of demonstrators and police clashed in Shanghai on Sunday night during a protest over China's strict COVID restrictions

Published on Nov 28, 2022 10:20 AM IST 9 Photos

Covid protesters in China gathered on the weekend to mourn the death of victims who died during the deadly firing in Xinjiang, in which virus controls were blamed for hampering rescue efforts.(REUTERS)

Demonstrators light candles for the victims of a deadly fire in the city of Urumqi during a protest in Beijing, China, on November 27. (Bloomberg)

Amid the protest, China's major stock indexes opened down sharply on Monday.(Bloomberg)


China’s economic activity slumped in November and could drop further in the coming weeks as Covid outbreaks spread across the country and protests against tighter virus restrictions escalate.(Bloomberg)

Protesters march along a street during a rally for the victims of a deadly fire as well as a protest against China's harsh Covid-19 restrictions in Beijing on November 28. (AFP)