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2024-05-22 Chinese blogger who filmed Wuhan lockdown is free

Zhang Zhan spent four years in jail after providing critical coverage of the response to Covid-19.

2024-05-14 China due to free vlogger who filmed Wuhan lockdown

Zhang Zhan had been in jail for four years for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble".

2023-11-27 Slovenia Covid: Thousands to get lockdown fine refunds

One man fined €400 (£350) for eating a burek pasty outdoors in 2020 will get his money back.

2023-11-21 How lockdown inspired fight against period poverty

Inside a project tackling period poverty, with an army of thousands of volunteers across the world.

2023-11-19 Inside West Bank district under harsh Israeli lockdown since Hamas attack

In the fortified H2 area of Hebron, Palestinian residents are being forced off the street at gunpoint.

2023-09-21 South Africa to clear Covid lockdown criminal records

More than 340,000 people were convicted of breaking some of the world's toughest lockdown restrictions.

2023-09-03 Minnesota jail in lockdown as prisoners stage protest

Prisoners are reportedly protesting conditions at the facility amid hot conditions.

2023-03-10 Chinese city Xi'an draws backlash with flu lockdown proposal

Xi'an says it may turn to lockdowns - a measure criticised as "excessive" after strict Covid controls.

2022-12-21 Fleeing China's Covid lockdowns for the US - through a Central American jungle

Fed up with lockdowns and Xi's policies, some Chinese citizens are taking a perilous journey to escape.

2022-11-30 China Covid: Unrest continues in Guangzhou as lockdown anger grows

Protesters hurled debris and glass at police in the latest expression of anger at zero-Covid rules.

2022-11-26 China Xinjiang: Urumqi rocked by Covid lockdown protests after deadly fire

Urumqi residents confronted officials amid claims Covid restrictions stopped people escaping a blaze.

2022-11-10 Ebola outbreak in Uganda: Mubende, a district under lockdown

The BBC got rare access to Mubende, one of the two districts at the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

2022-11-07 Apple: iPhone shipments delayed over China Covid lockdown

Tech giant warns customers to expect longer wait times for its new iPhone line due China's Covid lockdown.

2022-11-02 China Covid: Lockdown delayed potentially lifesaving treatment for sick boy, father says

A Chinese father tells the BBC how Covid measures prevented his son from being seen in time.

2022-10-30 Apple: Chinese workers flee Covid lockdown at iPhone factory

Video shared online shows people jumping a fence to escape the plant, owned by Foxconn, in Zhengzhou.

2022-10-28 China Covid: Millions back in lockdown as Beijing doubles down on zero-Covid

Dozens of cities across the country have been affected by varying degrees of restrictions.

2022-10-20 China Covid: The politics driving the hellish lockdowns

Parts of Beijing are now being locked down as China's Communist Party holds a historic Congress.

2022-10-16 Ebola in Uganda: Three-week lockdown announced for two districts

There have been 19 deaths and 58 cases reported in Uganda during this outbreak.

2022-10-14 Study links coronavirus lockdowns to birth rate drop in Europe

January 2021 saw a 14% birth rate drop in Europe in comparison with previous years, research suggests.

2022-09-12 China Covid lockdowns leave residents short of food and essential items

People are appealing for help on social media as food and medicine supplies dwindle.

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