"On That Day, We Were Fearless": China's White Paper Movement

Asia Insight

28m 00s
Broadcast on February 10, 2023 Available until February 10, 2024

Spurred by a series of deadly accidents during the zero-COVID policy, young people in China have begun to express their political objections with blank white paper, symbolizing the people's inability to criticize the government. The gesture spread across China, with protestors holding large gatherings speaking out against the government in over 20 cities nationwide. This episode shares the voices of young protestors who took part in the demonstration in Shanghai.

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