Edito du December, 01st Thursday 2022

Unprecedented wave of revolt in China

The spark started at the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, which manufactures Iphones, on 22 November. Hundreds of workers demonstrated en masse to denounce the non-payment of bonuses and more than drastic health conditions. This was all it took for the protest movement to spread like wildfire in many cities across the country. The cause is the “zero covid” policy, which has put China under economic and social pressure for too long and which, due to the low efficiency of the Chinese vaccine, does not prevent the epidemic.

An unprecedented and unexpected fact: Xi Jinping, just re-elected as head of the Chinese Communist Party, is directly targeted by the demonstrators with the cry of “Down with Xi Jinping!” The repression of this discontent was obviously not made to wait, even if some measures of lightening of the lockdown have just been evoked by the cornered authorities.

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  • Stellina (Taïwan)
    Stellina (Taïwan)
  • Hamzeh Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan)
    Hamzeh Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan)
  • BRandan (Afrique du Sud / South Africa), Business Day
    BRandan (Afrique du Sud / South Africa), Business Day
    "Chine politique zéro Covid"
  • Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), L’Echo
    Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), L’Echo
  • Emad Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan), Alaraby Aljadeed
    Emad Hajjaj (Jordanie / Jordan), Alaraby Aljadeed
  • Dilem (Algérie / Algeria)
    Dilem (Algérie / Algeria)
    "Demonstrations against "zero covid"" - "The Chinese regime fears contagion" - "We have raised the alert level!"
  • Olivier Ploux (France)
    Olivier Ploux (France)
  • Wilcox (Australie / Australia), Sydney Morning Herald / The Age
    Wilcox (Australie / Australia), Sydney Morning Herald / The Age
    "Votre excellence, j'ai bien peur que nous n'ayons pu arrêter la propagation du Covid-19" - "J'imagine que les pandémies sont plus difficiles à écraser que la dissidence publique, hein."
  • Emanuele Del Rosso (Italie / Italy)
    Emanuele Del Rosso (Italie / Italy)
    "Politique zéro-Covid de la Chine"
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    "Your iPhone order is being processed"

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