Leaked Footage Showing the Consequences of the Chinese Government's Response to CoViD-19

Before I begin, I need to leave a WARNING about the following video. Some scenes are not for the faint-hearted, especially animal lovers.


Ok, now the CoViD-19 news frenzy has died down somewhat, and the Steem trending is absolutely bombarded with all these huge developments, it's a good time for me to publish my follow-up post on China's current situation.

However, the reason I've been wary and slow is that I'd like to take a more heavy, political approach rather than more insight into my daily life. Yes, things are very restrictive still for me, but it has become the 'new normal' at this point. Masks still have to be worn, temperature checked everywhere, businesses and schools shut down, quieter streets, no delivery service to your residential community yadda yadda.

But this is all fairly light compared to what's going on around the country in hot zones, rural areas and places generally under less competent rule than that of Shanghai. Now, the Great Firewall can only handle so much, and with such an overload of content coming out during the CoViD Crisis, plenty of footage has been slipping through the cracks. I present to you a small compilation of those leaked videos. YouTube only allows me 15 minutes of video so I had to select just a handful, speed some up to squeeze into that time frame, but I will follow the video with a description of what's going on in each video.

To be clear, not ALL videos are heavy or upsetting, but they all give at the very least a fascinating view of life that we simply don't get to see otherwise. And, I obviously did not make these videos, so please interpret them in your own way if you see fit. There's only so much truth we can gather when China's media is completely state-run, owned and controlled.


After some discussion I feel I should add some further clarification on this video: This video is not meant to instill fear or distaste for Chinese people (if you read my previous post you will know I frustratingly pointed out the ignorant racism spreading the world), it is instead a small collection of videos that have been widely shared by Chinese people themselves on social media.

The goal here is to get a general feeling of the sentiment and the narrative that is going around based on real-life events. It is, at this point (as I said above) impossible to find any source of absolute truth so again, please interpret this how you feel is reasonable, but regardless, this I believe accurately represents what people are going through and witnessing in their daily lives, when compared with the overall 600+ videos I've sat through over the last few weeks.


1: A typical tour around one of the wet markets so you can see the kind of environment where the virus is said to have originated. Different wet markets in different regions have different selections, but in this one, we see snakes, butchered dogs, and live-but-caged dogs, rats, bats, some kind of possum, cats/ kittens (warning, about to be killed on-screen), and a few others. Bon Appetite.

2: A Chinese woman trapped due to the Virus has finally cracked and speaks out of her dire circumstances, risking her life in the process. She shows support for Taiwan, Hong Kong and speaks crushingly hate-filled words about the corruption and evil intent of the Communist Party of China.

3: A woman is taken away in a strange box we often see at hospitals, a kind of rudimentary isolation box, carried on the back of a car, you can hear her screams of despair that might make you think she's being incinerated or something.

4: A casual walk around one of the hospitals, dead bodies laid about all over the place in bodybags, including on the chairs in the waiting room with people sitting nearby. Lack of Space, presumably.

5: One of many bizarre videos of people in elevators spitting on the buttons or in delivery food bags. One can only guess this is a spiteful attempt to spread the disease. This may seem far fetched but barely 24 hours ago a religious cult in South Korea was found actively spreading the virus to now over 100 people and counting, and this kind of behavior was common during the early HIV outbreak, causing new laws to be created in response. Some people, eh?

6: One of MANY videos of police either coming in or breaking into homes with sledgehammers and destroying a popular Chinese pastime of playing Mahjong with friends or family. The goal is to smash up the tables to discourage any social gathering whatsoever. In recent news, one family was playing in their own private homes and was stormed by police, beaten and made to walk down the streets in a walk of shame, carrying the heavy mahjong table with them. The police were later made to apologize but this is just one example of a broken political system which I will get into later.

7, 8 and 9: Utterly pointless and useless attempts to 'sterilize' the streets against the virus as a result, once again, of a lack of education on the subject right up to the low-level government level.

10: A man suspected of either coming from Wuhan or having connections with a Wuhan patient is man-hunted down by police

11: People confined to their homes socialize on their rooftops with nearby neighbors on their own rooftops.

12: People watch as officials board up their communities with sheets of blue metal in hazmat suits. These people will be confined indefinitely, food provided somehow.

13: One of many examples of a civilian refusing to wear a mask, inevitably getting tackled by the police and forcefully arrested. Given that masks are one of the least effective tools against the outbreak (though not entirely useless), this seems quite extreme but again a result of a lack of education. I have noted over 50 people in the streets in my daily outings who are wearing their masks over their mouths, not their noses. Go figure.

14: A Wuhan citizen attempting to escape the city in the boot of a car. They were caught. Again, one of many examples.

15: WARNING. A woman takes her dog for a walk without a mask, intimidating the police she goes by in the process as they are on the lookout for pets, under the belief that pets can spread the disease despite evidence to the contrary. Innumerable stories have come out of people killing their own pets in fear of this false information. In this video, the police soon find another dog and we watch as they slowly beat it to death with a stick to the face.

16: A man eats living mice

17: A man prepares bats at a marketplace

18: A room full of people making countless fake masks

19: A long walk down one of the streets in which new government law demands all houses be boarded up with citizens inside. They will not be allowed to leave.

20: A tour around a hospital, counting the dead bodies from the virus, and we witness a man's father declared dead as the man struggles to breathe himself, wheezing heavily in despair

What could lead to such a nightmare?

The intent of this post was originally to delve into the political shortcomings of the Communist party, but this is quite long already and I hope quite enlightening. So I will break the political post into a third and final part.

The best thing this Virus has done is to help the world see how totalitarian control has been and continues to be far more destructive than the virus could ever hope to be. People and animals are starving and dying as a result of the countermeasures to the virus, let alone countless lives are otherwise being destroyed financially as their businesses and jobs go up in flames.

More on that next time.

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  • @steemitadventure

    That’s a lot to take in and interesting perspective to hear it from. Thanks for sharing.

  • @simplifylife

    It’s unreal how much enslaved the chinese citizens have been! Freedom of speech, all kinds of human rights for that matter, are non existent! I can resonate with the woman's frustration....the amount of stupidity I had to deal with from the chinese authorities was out and out ludicrous!

  • @valued-customer

    I was raised on an island in Alaska, nearly feral. As a result of my upbringing, I am incapable of tolerating oppressive institutions, and would die in China, insofar as I am able to grasp what is revealed in your video.

    I have, from time to time, resorted to returning to the forests of America to live, as the oppressive effects of such institutions overwhelmed me. I do not think China could offer me such refuge today. Should such oppression become the norm in America, I would likely be killed quickly by the thugs enforcing such oppression, because I am incapable of tolerating it.

    Thanks for providing this footage, and the explanation. I hope every advocate of big government sees it.

  • @joythewanderer

    Totally lack of free speech is the worst thing that can ever happen, that's also the reason I decided to move out of China years ago. Never underestimate the power of the authority there. I know many Chinese website has a huge team to sit there deleting comments/posts. Even some random government officer can shut down your whole site for some random reasons.

  • @trumpman

    Damn, that's some great food!

  • @derangedvisions

    That was crazy to watch. Thanks for sharing. Us outside of this have no idea what is going on there.

  • @georgeboya

    The only video i felt a little hopeful about humankind was the one with the people talking to each other from the rooftops. Take care mobbs.

  • @ura-soul

    What could lead to such a nightmare?

    Epic scale denial and heartlessness (which extends globally, not just in China - though China certainly has a major case of it). Plus, the possibility of a DNA targeted bioweapon being used: https://3speak.online/watch?v=ura-soul/snpiinds

  • @oo7harv

    When a nation isn't allowed to even defend itself within its own home, how can they ever hope to freely speak out against such tyranny? When they've removed your second amendment, they'll come for the first, and there'll be nothing to stop them. This is communist socialism and state-owned media in action. Pure evil. Prayers to those affected by the virus.

  • @esecholo

    It's absolutely very sad. I hope things don't get worse, but knowing the Chinese regime, being optimistic is impossible. Lots of civil rights abuses are occurring in China and we barely hear news on it.

  • @sapper11g

    Communism sucks. #freetibet #freehongkong

  • @lemouth

    This is actually worse than I thought!

  • @africka


  • @bubble.gun

    Honestly the chinese goverment is the worst. Everything just to keep apearances.

    They are killing those people, even if they weren't the ones who created the virus (I not saying they were or not), blocking people on their houses ? They are way more likely to get sick. And since when this started i didn't hear anything about how they are getting food there.

    I think the chinese goverment don't care because china have too many people, to the point where this became a inssue. So they will do anything to down the numbers.

    Hopefully this sad situation will open peoples eyes and they will finally take an action and stop suporting those guys.

  • @javy9

    At the back of my mind I still think there are many Chinese BTC whales, mostly the government.

  • @agmoore

    I didn't watch the video. Your narration was descriptive enough.
    People panic. They're irrational before they panic, but in panic they are to be feared. Thanks for the report. Be safe AG

  • @tmib

    I don't know what to think. But we all going to see what's going to happen like 3 months from now. So far not even the Chinese citizens know what's going on. At least that's what I think after talking with a Chinese person I know. The mask outside is mandatory, they barely leave the house, they only go for getting food from the mall (little shops are closed down), but they are mostly just sitting at home in their apartments.

  • @oryans.belt

    It definitely shows that their are two sides to the human experience, showing that economic and financial strength is not all there is when it comes to our conversations. The well-being of a countries citizens, the integrity within institutions and the expansion of cultural identity are things that I feel are largely overlooked in this country. My wife and I are currently living in Chongqing, and I've been working here for three years. The event definitely shows the weakness of a soft authoritarian regime, and really does make China's political future even more interesting. I definately hope all of this comes to an end soon, can't go to Hong Kong to apply for a new work VISA, and at the rate that South Korea is going, I might not even be allowed to travel there.

  • @wizzdom

    this is hell

  • @eirik


  • @tyrnannoght
    $trendotoken $trdo

    no comment (people are people , wherever you go - and not much you or i can change about what happens there) someone somewhere will learn lessons (when did i get like this ? hmmm ... it happened ... over the years, i think , i distinctly remember being someone else ... and maybe a few more before that)

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  • @cryptonewz

    When will this disease will stop.. I hate too see this kind of video but yeah this all reality of our world not only in china but the world is hiding the truth from us.. I was so scared to think this was above more serious than what we has seen.. Hopefully the cure will be found asap.

  • @tobetada

    This is the story that we barely get to see on te MSM. It's just awful...

    Thanks for the insight

    Thanks for the insight

    Thanks for the insight

  • @oresteg

    Muchas gracias por la información es necesario que el mundo conozca la magnitud del problema

  • @erh.germany

    If you see a problem and you continue to see this problem as a problem in the form of pictures and words and you cannot say, nor show, how you can solve this problem, because it probably cannot be solved by you, what can you do?

    What do you think other people think and feel when they are faced with a problem that they cannot solve themselves? What do you say to someone who obviously has such a problem? In what way can he become effective? What could he see, find and hear apart from the problem? What could he do or say in practice to be effective?

  • @tundraxd

    Every western citizen should take Chinese people that are speaking out VERY seriously. They're risking their life just to get in contact with us!

  • @neteater

    this is really horrific.

  • @shanghaipreneur

    #2 is complete and utter fake propaganda bs. Haters gonna hate.

  • @rots11

    Que horrible es el gobierno chino ocultando todo esto y dejando a sus ciudadanos en esta desidia tremenda.

  • @rozku


  • @secora

    Absolutely terrifying.

  • @kramgelo

    consequences of one party, very centralize government... the dark side of it.

  • @tomwong0823


  • @wittywheat

    These are very heavy and difficult topics to digest. I can't bear to watch the dog beaten to death and animals chopped up. Millions of Chinese people starved to death during the Great Famine. China experienced famine very frequently since the Tang and subsequent dynasties. I am not making excuses but it could be a reason for their unfathomable appetite for exotic meat. Post traumatic stress disorder and neglect carried through many generations.

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  • @leontressell

    Very interesting. What are your thoughts on the official figures for people infected seeing as this has been changed twice? I am reading stories suggesting that many small businesses, of which there are tens of millions, are closing, laying off staff or not paying wages. Have you any idea how prevalent that might be? Many thanks. Take good care of yourself.

  • @soma909

    #16 Why that guy speaking Vietnamese?

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