"We are on that bus too": in China, a fatal accident triggers a covid trauma

World | Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 1:50 AM

A bus heading for a quarantine establishment crashed, killing 27. The Chinese public has seen itself in the victims: a country owned hostage by the severe government policy.

After a bus accident, killed at least 27 people transferred on Sunday in a quarantine establishment cocorated on Sunday, the Chinese public organized a widespread online demonstration against the pandemic policy of the government. It was a moment of collective sorrow and anger, with a strong dose of shame, guilt and despair. After almost three years of constant locking, mass tests and quarantines, people asked how they could give the government the power to deprive them of their dignity, their livelihoods, their mental health and even their life; How they might not protect their relatives from “zero cocovio” autocracy; And how long would madness last. They cited a 1940 poem by Bertolt Brecht, the German poet and playwright. This is the year that people will talk about. This is the year on which people are silent. The old people see the young person die. Stupids see the wise men die. They shared on social networks an old article with the title: "Evil is widespread because we obey unconditionally." Gotopnews.com

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