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China Covid: Heavy police presence after days of protests

Summary by Ground News
Protests against Covid restrictions which erupted over the weekend appear to have died down, as a heavy police presence is reported in Chinese cities. Large barriers have gone up along the main protest road in Shanghai and police have made several arrests.
Published 2 months ago

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