Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it


On a hot Sunday Night residence of an upscale Shanghai compound took to the streets to decry lockdown restrictions imposed by their community and then won the go ahead to leave The triumphant story quickly spread on chat groups across the Chinese city sparking one question in the minds of those who remain under lockdown shouldn't we do the same By the end of the week other groups of residents had confronted management in their complexes and some had won at least a partial release While it's unclear how widespread they are the incidents reflect the frustration that's built up after more than 7 weeks of lockdown even as the number of new daily coronavirus cases has fallen to a few hundred in a city of 25 million I'm Charles De

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