Coronavirus whistleblowers disappear in China | DW News

As Chinese authorities struggle to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus, they're also working to silence the growing number of critics of the government's crisis plans. Censors have been erasing critical social media sites. At least two outspoken citizen journalists have disappeared. Chen Qiushi and Fang Bin are among those whose whereabouts are unknown. And citizens were outraged at the death of Wuhan Doctor Li Wenliang, who raised the alarm about the virus. Meanwhile, China has reported 97 more deaths from the Corona virus and more than two thousand new infections, claiming these are the lowest figures since January. Officials also predict the epidemic could be over by April. But the World Health Organization disagrees, arguing it's too early to say whether infections have peaked. They're warning the outbreak poses a global threat potentially worse than terrorism. And people in and outside of China are beginning to question the accuracy of the information they are getting.
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  1. VS. Bayu

    VS. Bayu2 цагийн өмнө

    İn a different scenario, if covid happened in any other developed country we would be in a worse place right now. Just think about it. They are functioning this fast because of a communist regime. İf this was else where. Theyd be debating.

  2. The Omega Man

    The Omega Man2 цагийн өмнө

    Still want to vote for Socialism Bernie supporters ?

  3. Samantha Grave

    Samantha Grave5 цагийн өмнө

    I heard that adding a zero to the total would be a more accurate number of deaths

  4. Phil Zappa

    Phil Zappa5 цагийн өмнө


  5. manjelos

    manjelos6 цагийн өмнө

    We can not even imagine number of dead, there is a curfew so nobody is on the street, so even if 20,000 people did passed away nobody can tell

  6. William Leather

    William Leather7 цагийн өмнө

    CIA Virus. . . . .

  7. KaiserTrigger

    KaiserTrigger7 цагийн өмнө

    People still think the guys who died got the virus. It was a piece of lead that did them in. Count on it.

  8. homer30

    homer307 цагийн өмнө

    Today is Feb 17, 2020 and they say there are 1750 dead right now. I don't believe it. The dead people are probably more than 5000.

  9. Shayshay C

    Shayshay C7 цагийн өмнө

    Omg. Least he tell the people what the hack was going more could have died

  10. pol inesia

    pol inesia8 цагийн өмнө

    This is how your commie rulers control dissents.

  11. Mc Quinoa

    Mc Quinoa8 цагийн өмнө

    It's not just hongkong that doesn't like the chinese government, along with the rest of the world who's againts that government. There is a great tide coming, even your own people in China hates their own government.

  12. Wally

    Wally9 цагийн өмнө

    Folks end days are upon us millions will die, we have to nuke china there's no other way god can not help us now

  13. Blue Shroom

    Blue Shroom10 цагийн өмнө

    The limitation of free speech and lack of transparency in China and reports of journalists there disappearing, that report on the COVID-19, makes the Chinese government extremely untrustworthy. This behavior only adds to the hysteria of the rest of the world and feeds into conspiracy theories. If the Chinese Government is not downplaying the danger of the Covid-19, then why doesn’t President Xi Jinping go to visit Wuhan? President Xi Jinping is displaying himself as a super weak leader for the world to see. He is a coward and in all essence a weak little man. It will probably take a spread of the COVID-19 virus in a more transparent country, for the world to understand it. Then President Xi Jinping himself, will go on and live in shame for eternity.

  14. Fabian Nakamura

    Fabian Nakamura10 цагийн өмнө

    I really hope that COVID-19 will be a wake up call to all of the chinese people

  15. Tien Tran

    Tien Tran11 цагийн өмнө

    Another Joshua Wong????

  16. kin wow

    kin wow12 цагийн өмнө

    chinese doctors are killing patients in china! clips showing doctors with guns.

  17. AbsoluteZero

    AbsoluteZero13 цагийн өмнө

    The same type of government the far-left want around the world. Follow our rules, do as we say, or we'll make you disappear.

  18. Miriam Dioneda

    Miriam Dioneda14 цагийн өмнө

    Yes he looks so scared while talking..

  19. Daniel Bathen

    Daniel Bathen14 цагийн өмнө

    Death will come for us all, even the mighty Winnie Pooh

  20. Gillian Martha

    Gillian Martha14 цагийн өмнө

    I prayed for these passengers to come home. Because I was afraid they would die alone. I thank God they are close to their families. Because we need to feel secured. With family, and the Lord. I praise the Lord. Thank you Jesus. We have to pray for the rest of our people. And also for the mercy of God for the world.

  21. Devvie YT

    Devvie YT15 цагийн өмнө

    4:57 You can hear the gun loading sound in the background. No joke.

  22. Genco Abbandando

    Genco Abbandando15 цагийн өмнө

    ''I'm not even scared of death. You think I'm afraid of the communist party?'' Mark my words my unwashed lefties, feminists and socialists take over every developed country in the world, the youth will be writing this message in pavements.

  23. kidd villa-pal

    kidd villa-pal15 цагийн өмнө

    Communism is an outdated ideology. Chinese citizens are now confronted with two threats -- coronaV and, worse, state suppression.👾👹💀☠️🤖😾

  24. Ramesh Hansa Ravendra

    Ramesh Hansa Ravendra16 цагийн өмнө

    The ideology of the CCP is the real virus

  25. Alex Perez

    Alex Perez16 цагийн өмнө


  26. ROBERT S

    ROBERT S17 цагийн өмнө

    Every government in the world, especially China and USA, will contain the real numbers of COVID-19 deaths to protect the world market from crashing. President Trump needs the economy to run great for re-election.

  27. F M

    F M17 цагийн өмнө


  28. Meena Paul

    Meena Paul17 цагийн өмнө

    Accept Heavenly Father no other dr can save China... Plz confess your sin come on knee and pray in the Jesus name.. He will heal you... In 2016 the prophecy came from the Holy Spirit for China to Dr Paul dinakaran.... Believe what ever I say the Heavenly Father the only biggest Dr heal you 🙏

  29. Aurius Blancheman

    Aurius Blancheman20 цагийн өмнө

    China said :" we have him under control".. that about says it all..

  30. Aaron X

    Aaron X20 цагийн өмнө

    You cannot trust the communist and Xi Jingping!!

  31. Johnny

    Johnny21 цагийн өмнө

    he became a organ Donor

  32. Madhu Ramchurn

    Madhu Ramchurn23 цагийн өмнө

    When some one speaks the truth he gets disappear this is the value of a sincere guy. Pray to god he is safe.

  33. Ravikumar Thiruchitrambalam

    Ravikumar ThiruchitrambalamӨдрийн өмнө

    Looks like China's population control strategy especially the elderly and people with less immunity (also a bio weapon testing on its own population). The Chinese CCP is a ruthless party, which will do anything for its ambition like Cultural revolution killing millions, Tienanmen square massacre killing 10000+ college students and so on.

  34. granadan legacy

    granadan legacyӨдрийн өмнө

    This is the most immersive VR game yet! Who developed this?

  35. badam gul

    badam gulӨдрийн өмнө

    comminist part xing ping government the very bad people should stop trading with china the atevvery cruel people

  36. SarahSmiles71

    SarahSmiles71Өдрийн өмнө

    As of February 1st...250 reported of today over 1800 dead...even if those number are accurate and I do not believe they are...wrap your mind around the fact that nearly 1600 of died in 16 what's been reported...I think we all know we are being lied when USA gets these numbers will we tolerate the lies???

  37. Jimmy Cees

    Jimmy CeesӨдрийн өмнө

    Freedom always comes with a price.

  38. Unboxing9food universe

    Unboxing9food universeӨдрийн өмнө

    I have a feeling that this virus is not natural, I strongly believe it could be a military grade virus designed to wipe out other countries, But the virus got released by accident

  39. Thomas Turner

    Thomas TurnerӨдрийн өмнө

    DISRUTION OF THE SOCIAL ORDER WILL NOT BE TORALTED Guess what Chinese government the virus doesn't care It reproduces and kills U can think you are in control But right now the virus is running the show

  40. tjjenn

    tjjennӨдрийн өмнө

    On FB, a post/email, put on by a Chinese man, who said he is high up in the Chinese Military, he says that it is not corona virus, that the government are covering up, that it is a deadly man made virus, that the government had made , that they planned to spray the virus from Drones in Honk Kong, that it was supposed to dumb down the citizens, stop them from protesting,make them compliant..but the virus escaped, and it is rampant, and it makes people go mad, and suffer internal bleeding, melt down, and that there is no cure, he says that the so called new hospitals are not just hospitals, I think he said there were ten, that he was taken to see one in the city, and the first area had rows of beds, with patients, the second huge room was full of bodies, floor to ceiling, and there were patients suffering with this virus, who being beaten and forced to drag the bodies into the back room, where they had to push them into a there are too many for them to cope with...He said because of his position, he and his wife and only son, were given special bio germ warfare masks,as normal masks do not work with this, but he said his little son is dying from this virus...He said, he was horrified by what he has seen, and must warn everyone..he said he will be shot if found out... this needs looking into, but who would be brave enough to go there...

  41. Victor Hugo

    Victor HugoӨдрийн өмнө

    be careful to not whistleblow in krautland, don´t defy the government in Krautland

  42. LOADING...

    LOADING...Өдрийн өмнө

    Every citizen posts videos. Lol they can’t catch them anymore.

  43. Darin D

    Darin DӨдрийн өмнө

    And so many around the world are advocating that China take over the role of world leadership and power. Geez.

  44. Noah Edwards

    Noah EdwardsӨдрийн өмнө

    Matthew 24 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ (happening); and shall deceive many. 6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars (happening): see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences (Corona virus?,), and earthquakes, in divers places. 8 All these are the beginning of sorrows. Much more going on but from Jesus himself, the end is not yet there is still time my friends

  45. James Lacey

    James LaceyӨдрийн өмнө

    Those journalists were taken , locked in a Quarantined building so they will be infected and silenced. This was a Bio Weapon lab breech..... prove me wrong!

  46. Alice Hallam

    Alice HallamӨдрийн өмнө

    See Koreana Jones channel. But Fang Bin is still missing.

  47. BestIntentions

    BestIntentionsӨдрийн өмнө

    This man is a hero

  48. Anis Rahman

    Anis RahmanӨдрийн өмнө

    China should get rid of communist party into democracy That's what china need

  49. p hoch

    p hochӨдрийн өмнө

    China won't allow WHO to come in and help them. They speak negatively about USA on their news.

  50. Fern

    FernӨдрийн өмнө

    Communist China is virus. the people in China must get new government. get rid of this communist virus government. people of China must retaliate. speak up for yourself people of China. China government is bad for the people

  51. R K

    R KӨдрийн өмнө

    During Russia's revolution; the Marxist went in and took over and soon after were arrested and killed and thrown out, meanwhile under the name of marx and communism, the ones in power continued and developed what the world knows now as communism.

  52. Ghostgetter

    GhostgetterӨдрийн өмнө

    I wanna know how this reporter in Beijing talk smack about what's going on and the government not grab his camera or come after him for reporting it.

  53. sbd2qr

    sbd2qrӨдрийн өмнө

    End to the Chinese government

  54. sbd2qr

    sbd2qrӨдрийн өмнө

    They need criminal charges brought against them from the entire world and United Nations. Look at what has become of their actions

  55. J Hu

    J HuӨдрийн өмнө

    If ppl come missing that means the gov is doing it an are.....

  56. #Killingly860

    #Killingly860Өдрийн өмнө

    Good man 💖

  57. Lord Bonez

    Lord BonezӨдрийн өмнө

    Communism has only brought death and misery, it’s time to end it for good.

  58. J K

    J KӨдрийн өмнө

    China have to pay for the damage around world.

  59. David Ronson

    David RonsonӨдрийн өмнө

    There is no such thing as whistle-blowers, they are members of the 5th column and spies and should be dealt with severely.

  60. Samantha Grave

    Samantha Grave5 цагийн өмнө


  61. Winter Marie

    Winter Marie7 цагийн өмнө

    David Ronson just to ask a question, how is telling the truth considered being a spy?

  62. Satish Bhat

    Satish BhatӨдрийн өмнө

    Economy and lust to be superpower supercedes over freedom and Chinese common man's sorry State.

  63. Kevin Ambunya

    Kevin AmbunyaӨдрийн өмнө

    American capitalism is the worst ever virus to happen in the world