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Shanghai police carry away demonstrator in COVID protests

STORY: Video at the scene shows police seizing and carrying away a male demonstrator who had been holding up a blank white board.

Demonstrators have held up blank sheets of paper as an expression of protest.

The wave of civil disobedience is unprecedented in mainland China since President Xi Jinping assumed power a decade ago, as frustration mounts over his signature zero-COVID policy nearly three years into the pandemic.