Shanghai—China’s major cities of Beijing and Shanghai were blanketed with security on Tuesday in the wake of nationwide rallies calling for political freedoms and an end to COVID lockdowns. The country’s leadership faced a weekend of protests not seen in decades, as anger over unrelenting lockdowns fuels... read full story
"forces with ulterior motives"
Photo: Police officers stand at the outer entrance of the Urumqi No. 3 Detention Center in Dabancheng in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 23, 2021. State officials took AP journalists on a tour of a "training center" turned detention site in Dabancheng sprawling over 220 acres and estimated to hold at least 10,000 prisoners - making it by far the largest detention center in China and among the largest on the planet. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)