As the international community increasingly turns away from the Chinese Communist Party, former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears to be joining the trend.
“End the CCP,” he wrote on Aug. 6 on the platform he co-founded.
The three-word message, which was shared more than 2,200 times and received 12,400 likes in three hours, was in response to a video in June highlighting the toll of China’s “zero-COVID” policies. The timing also coincides with growing momentum for a grassroots movement calling for people to cut ties with the regime.
In Taiwan, a Shandong man who appeared to be about 20 to 30 years old recently told a Tuidang center volunteer that living through the lockdown has helped push him from being an ultra-nationalist to quitting a Party affiliate.
After testing positive for the virus, he was locked inside his apartment, not allowed to go out for food or work, and consequently lost his job, according to Bai Dexiong, a local coordinator.
A number of residents from Shanghai have recently shared their statements with The Epoch Times in which they explained why they chose to withdraw from the Party.