Account holders whose deposits were frozen in a banking scandal protest in Zhengzhou, Henan province in central China. Photo: Weibo
Account holders whose deposits were frozen in a banking scandal protest in Zhengzhou, Henan province in central China. Photo: Weibo

China officials who abused health codes to stop bank protests punished

  • At least one person has been sacked and four others disciplined after victims of a banking scandal were prevented from protesting
  • More than 1,000 people found their codes had been turned red, tagging them as a health risk under zero-Covid rules

Account holders whose deposits were frozen in a banking scandal protest in Zhengzhou, Henan province in central China. Photo: Weibo
Account holders whose deposits were frozen in a banking scandal protest in Zhengzhou, Henan province in central China. Photo: Weibo
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