Courage Or Desperation?

What happened to the man who led chants against Xi Jinping? Like most young Chinese out on the street in Shanghai, this was Wang's first protest, aged 27. The unimaginable protests that erupted on Wulumuqi street shocked the world. Wang pumped his fist in the air and yelled, “Communist Party?” The crowd answered him: “Down with it!” Next, Wang shouted “Xi Jinping?” A few looked round to see the young man who had dared to shout it. But they answered: “Down with him!”

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