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China: Was a lockdown to blame for the Urumqi tragedy?

Birgitta Schülke | Naomi Conrad | Julia Bayer
December 2, 2022

Beijing has signaled a shift in its COVID-19 policies following days of rare nationwide protests. Public anger erupted after an apartment fire in Xinjiang province resulted in 10 deaths, which rumors blamed on a lockdown. It's an allegation the authorities deny.

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