China moves to curb protests, some COVID measures adjusted

China moves to curb protests, some covid measures adjusted

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “China moves to curb protests, some COVID measures adjusted” – below is their description.

Police in China has moved against protests taking place in multiple cities across the country, as authorities in some areas began to modify the harsh COVID-19 restrictions that are fuelling the unrest.

There was a heavy police presence in cities where protests had been held, with officers in Shanghai moving to detain several demonstrators and taking them away in a bus. Barriers were also erected along the street to prevent people from gathering.

The anger erupted after a fire in a tower block in Urumqi in the far western region of Xinjiang in which 10 people died after being overcome by toxic smoke.

Al Jazeera’s Patrick Fok reports from Hong Kong.

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