A protester holds up a sign which reads "Commemorate Urumqi Nov 24 compatriots who died" in Beijing.

Video. Hundreds of protesters call for end to China’s zero-COVID policy

Several hundred protesters gathered in Beijing on Sunday, calling for an end to zero-COVID-19 policy in a rare outpouring of public anger against the state.

Several hundred protesters gathered in Beijing on Sunday, calling for an end to zero-COVID-19 policy in a rare outpouring of public anger against the state.

Cars honked in support as people who remained past midnight waved blank sheets of paper, symbolising censorship.

Demonstrators held similar rallies in cities across the country, including the financial capital Shanghai.

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