In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, a protester reacts as he is arrested by policemen during a protest on a street in Shanghai, China.

China eases some COVID-19 measures but affirms zero-tolerance strategy amid anti-lockdown protests

Security forces in China continued to detain civilians on Monday after protests flared up across the country last weekend. Demonstrators are calling for an end to COVID-19 lockdowns and for President Xi Jinping to resign. While some measures have eased, China’s zero-tolerance policy still stands.