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China: Shenzhen under heavy policing after anti-lockdown protests00:51

China: Shenzhen under heavy policing after anti-lockdown protests

China, Shenzhen
November 30, 2022 at 11:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Anti-lockdown protests continue in China, following the deadly fire in Urumqi. Footage filmed in Shenzhen on Tuesday shows heavy security presence in the city.

The protests in the country started on Friday, November 25, in Urumqi after footage emerged of a fire in a residential building that reportedly killed at least 10 people.

Some demonstrators blamed the COVID lockdown for making the situation worse, while Chinese media outlets reported that the building was 'low risk' and that people could come and go.

China: Shenzhen under heavy policing after anti-lockdown protests00:51
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Anti-lockdown protests continue in China, following the deadly fire in Urumqi. Footage filmed in Shenzhen on Tuesday shows heavy security presence in the city.

The protests in the country started on Friday, November 25, in Urumqi after footage emerged of a fire in a residential building that reportedly killed at least 10 people.

Some demonstrators blamed the COVID lockdown for making the situation worse, while Chinese media outlets reported that the building was 'low risk' and that people could come and go.