Demonstrators record the scene as they mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai on Saturday.  Photo: AP
Demonstrators record the scene as they mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai on Saturday. Photo: AP

More zero-Covid protests in China after deadly lockdown fire in Xinjiang

  • Public defiance of strict pandemic policy fanned by anger over deaths of 10 people in Urumqi, in China’s western Xinjiang region
  • Many blame obstacles caused by zero-Covid measures for the tragedy, but officials have denied the allegations

Demonstrators record the scene as they mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai on Saturday.  Photo: AP
Demonstrators record the scene as they mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire, in Shanghai on Saturday. Photo: AP
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