The protests against the government's strict zero-Covid policy continue in several Chinese cities. There have also been calls for the resignation of President Xi Jinping. The protests were preceded by a fire in a residential building in the Xinjiang region that killed ten people. The strict lockdown currently in force there is likely to have delayed the rescue operation. Europe's press assesses the significance of the protests.

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