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Jun 14, 2022 07:57 PM
CHINA

Trending in China: Uproar After Anti-Covid System Seemingly Used to Stop People Taking Cash Out of Banks

What’s trending?

Reports that people who wanted to withdraw their cash from rural banks in Henan province had their movement curtailed by the country’s anti-Covid location-tracking software were met with outrage on China’s Twitter-like Weibo platform.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the hashtag #Henan red code #河南红码 went viral on Weibo, racking up over 100 million views and over 11,000 comments.

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