Fed up of Covid-19 curbs, students in China take to streets to voice discontent

People singing slogans while gathering in a street in Shanghai on Nov 27, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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BEIJING - When an undergraduate, who goes by the online handle Carena Fino, found out about the sudden demonstrations in Shanghai last Friday night, she knew she wanted to be a part of it and joined in the next day.

“I regret that I found out about the demonstrations too late,” said Carena, 19, who took to the streets in Shanghai last Saturday to protest against China’s Covid-19 policies. “Enough is enough, too many lives have been lost,” she told The Straits Times on Monday.

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