Are China's protests peaceful?
While protests in several parts of China appear to have largely dispersed peacefully over the weekend, some met a stronger response from authorities. The Shanghai protests on Saturday led to scuffles between demonstrators and police, with arrests made in the early hours of the morning.
Where are the demonstrations in China?
So far, CNN has verified demonstrations in at least 16 locations nationwide – including two of China’s biggest cities, the capital Beijing and financial center Shanghai. In Shanghai on Saturday, hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on Urumqi Road, named after the Xinjiang city, to mourn the fire victims.
Why is the White House supporting protesters in China?
The White House’s apparent restraint in more forcefully supporting the protesters in China comes amid President Joe Biden’s broader effort to mend fences with Xi — whom he met with during the G-20 meeting earlier in November — and stabilize the currently rocky U.S.-China relationship.
Why are people emptying supermarket shelves in Beijing?
BEIJING (AP) — Residents of some parts of China’s capital were emptying supermarket shelves and overwhelming delivery apps Friday as the city government ordered faster construction of COVID-19 quarantine centers and field hospitals.