Heavy Police Presence Reported in Shanghai as Protests Continue Across China

Crowds demonstrated in Shanghai on Sunday night, November 27, as protests continued across China over Covid restrictions.

Footage captured by Philip Roin, a Danmarks Radio journalist, shows a heavy police presence and a person being escorted away by officers.

Other footage from the city on Sunday night showed a BBC journalist being restrained by police and arrested.

Elaine Pearson, the Asia Director for Human Rights Watch, said the protests in China were “extraordinary” and called on international governments to support the right to protest which may “help mitigate against the Chinese state’s worst responses.” Credit: Danmarks Radio via Storyful

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