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Hong Kong Imposes Unprecedented COVID Lockdown As China Scrambles To Protect Beijing

In the first sign of confirmation that the current COVID resurgence taking place in northeastern China might be more widespread than the Chinese state (and its attendant party-controlled press organs) have been letting on, the city of Hong Kong on Friday just announced its first-ever lockdown, a measure that is reminiscent of the harsher measures…

Infectious Diseases Expert Says UK Lockdown Is Not Working

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Infectious diseases expert Professor Steven Riley says current data shows that the national lockdown in the United Kingdom is not working. Riley, who is professor of infectious disease dynamics at Imperial College London, cited a React study which shows “the prevalence of infection increased between 6 and…

1000s Denounce COVID Lockdown In Amsterdam As Chaos Unfolds At “Unauthorized” Gathering

By Tyler Durden Multiple anti-lockdown demonstrations were observed in Europe over the weekend. The largest one was seen in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Saturday, where at least 10,000 people marched against new coronavirus restrictions. Then thousands more were seen in Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ capital, denouncing new restrictive measures against their freedoms imposed by the government. On Saturday, the demonstration…

1000s Denounce COVID Lockdown In Amsterdam As Chaos Unfolds At "Unauthorized" Gathering

Multiple anti-lockdown demonstrations were observed in Europe over the weekend. The largest one was seen in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Saturday, where at least 10,000 people marched against new coronavirus restrictions. Then thousands more were seen in Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ capital, denouncing new restrictive measures against their freedoms imposed by the government.  On Saturday, the demonstration in Vienna was…

Over 50,000 Restaurants In Italy Declare “I Am Open” Defying Lockdown Measures

By 21st Century Wire This weekend, over 50,000 restaurants in Italy began defying the country’s strict ‘anti-Covid’ lockdown measures in a massive act of civil disobedience according to Off-Guardian. Italian restaurant owners have been spreading their “I Am Open” message through the social media hashtag #IoApro (“I am opening”) and customers have turned the tables on the government: ITALY: #IoApro…

Over 50,000 Restaurants In Italy Declare "I Am Open" Defying Lockdown Measures

Via 21stCenturyWire.com, This weekend, over 50,000 restaurants in Italy began defying the country’s strict ‘anti-Covid’ lockdown measures in a massive act of civil disobedience according to Off-Guardian. Italian restaurant owners have been spreading their “I Am Open” message through the social media hashtag #IoOpro (“I am opening”) and customers have turned the tables on the government: ITALY: #IoApro restaurant is…

UK May Ease COVID Lockdown From March, Foreign Secretary Says

Authored by Alexander Zhang via The Epoch Times, The UK may begin easing existing CCP virus lockdown measures in March if the vaccine roll-out goes to plan, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday. Talking to the BBC’s “Andrew Marr Show,” Raab said the government plans to vaccinate 15 million—or 88 percent—of those most at risk of dying from the…

2017 Redux? DC Descends Into Dystopian Lockdown As Inauguration Day Looms 

Remember what happened after the last inauguration? No, that isn’t excited Trump “domestic terrorists”… Peacekeeping During #Trump Inauguration Protests. Watch the full video at on YouTube at https://t.co/U2trXNTk0Q pic.twitter.com/mPHc5RWM8z — Free Hugs Project (@FreeHugsProject) January 23, 2017 It appears the authorities are expecting a replay as throughout downtown Washington, DC, roadblocks, metal fences, and National…

Lockdown to Shutdown: How COVID-19 Stifled Digital Rights in Zimbabwe

By Kudzai Chimhangwa On the morning of July 30, 2020, Zimbabweans awoke to the presence of heavily armed soldiers standing ready to crush anti-government protesters scheduled to take to the streets the following day. No one was permitted entry into the central business district. The official line was that protests were prohibited in an effort…

Polish Highlanders VETO Lockdown! – Activist Post

By Julian Rose Polish ‘Gorale’ (Highlanders) are a large community stretching around 100 miles across South Poland highlands and widely respected for maintaining their way of life and defying all regulations that try to cow them. Villages are opening up their businesses again and ignoring government covid regulations. Translated from video below: Zakopane January 11,…

Asda Urges Britain's Lockdown Shoppers Not To Stockpile

Authored by Mary Clark via The Epoch Times, British supermarket group Asda on Wednesday urged its customers to shop considerately and not buy more than usual after new lockdown curbs were introduced across Britain to stem the spread of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. Under England’s latest lockdown rules, people must stay at home with certain limited exceptions,…

UK Lockdown Cops To Stop People In The Street, Issue Fines, Target "Anti-Lockdown, Anti-Vaccine Protesters"

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Senior Scotland Yard officials have announced the adoption of a new ‘hardline’ lockdown policy to stop and question people if they are out in the street, and to issue on the spot fines if they cannot provide a reasonable excuse for being out of their houses. The London…

79% Of Brits Supported Latest Nationwide Lockdown?!

As England and parts of Scotland have been put back into full lockdown mode in response to the recent escalation in the COVID-19 pandemic, a YouGov survey has revealed the public’s opinion on the latest countermeasures. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong notes, a majority, 79 percent, say they support a nationwide lockdown to some degree, with a small majority, 51…

Germany Extends COVID Lockdown, UK Tops 60K New Cases, NJ Suffers Most Deaths Since May: Live Updates

Summary: Germany likely to impose new COVID lockdown UK’s chief scientific advisor warns vaccines could pressure virus to mutate NJ reports most deaths since May UK tops 60K cases Switzerland could be next Biden COVID advisor on SoCal hospitals: “what it looks like right now is nothing short of…war” Suga says Japan state of emergency…

US Reports Nearly 300K Cases Due To Holiday Delays; Scotland Orders New Lockdown: Live Updates

Summary: US begins 2nd doses US cases top 200K Global cases top 85MM Officials play catch-up with vaccine rollout UK to delay second vaccine doses Scotland reimposes lockdown Germany to extend lockdown Fauci says possible vaccines become mandatory Greece announced 1-week lockdown Norway’s PM announces fresh restrictions South Korea widens ban on private gatherings Norway…

Swiss Furious As 200 British Skiers Flee Verbier Over COVID Lockdown Order

After suddenly finding themselves on lockdown as Switzerland imposed restrictions on British travelers as part of its reaction to the new “mutant” B.1.1.7 that has emerged in the UK and elsewhere (a strain that the WHO just said isn’t any more dangerous than other strains), a group of some 200 British skiers fled a ski…

California Gov Warns LA Lockdown Likely To Be Extended; Spanish COVID Deaths Top 50K: Live Updates

Summary: California Gov extends LA lockdown Spain deaths top 50K WHO says UK study shows no differences in deaths between normal, mutant strain Finland latest to confirm presence of UK mutant strain Erdogan says will receive COVID vaccine Thurs Russia extends UK travel halt Global cases top 80MM US cases decline as states see holiday-related…

California Doctor Fired After Writing Letter Criticizing Lockdown Orders

Authored by Kipp Jones via The Western Journal, A doctor in Northern California has been fired from his job after he co-authored a letter that questioned the science behind his county’s lockdown order. Dr. Michael deBoisblanc was working as the trauma medical director for John Muir Health in Contra Costa County, California, until last Friday, after…

California Gov Newsom Quarantines After Staffer Infected, Warns COVID Lockdown Will Be Extended: Live Updates

Summary: California Gov. Quarantines after COVID exposure; hints at lockdown extension EU grants market approval to Pfizer vaccine 38K vaccinated in New York WHO says it’s “aware” of UK variant Europe shuts doors to UK Mutation announced last week stokes fears worldwide US hospitalizations decline, led by Midwest Sweden imposes travel ban Ireland warns extension…

“Trying To Get The Hell Out” – Emergency Lockdown In London Triggers Mass Exodus

By Tyler Durden With more than 16 million Britons now required to stay at home as coronavirus lockdown went into effect on Sunday, tens of thousands of Londoners scrambled to get out of the capital Saturday night. Boris Johnson’s bombshell announcement to introduce Tier 4 restrictions in London and southeast England, to mitigate the spreading…