For a long time, no news can be heard from 2 Wuhan citizens, who are under quarantine and who want to tell the rest of the world with all the truth about what is happening in Wuhan, China, the main center of the COVID-19 virus.
Appearing in late 2019 Corona Virus The variant, COVID-19, spread rapidly and caused deaths, causing great fears among people. The spread of the virus block The central city of Wuhan was quarantined, and security measures were increased at all international airports worldwide. Unfortunately, the virus could not be prevented from going outside China.
The effects of the virus on the quarantine ghost town with the world share people who want to take photos of the city with drones and social media pictures they share in the internet world. Besides being among these people, who lived in Wuhan 2 correspondent There has been no news from Fang Bin and Chen Qiushi for days.
Disconnected in the rest of the country quarantine they posted videos, shared photos, and announced true drama stories from the city beneath. What they got from Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province news By sharing with the rest of the world, they did their best to explain the severity of the virus crisis. After that, now is February 9 from reporter Fang Bin. since since reporter Chen Qiushi, since February 7, information He can not get.
Living in Wuhan business man Fang Bin, "will best report the facts at" made his video sharing on his social media account. Because YouTube is banned in China, it is the first to use VPN services. video Fang Bin, who uploaded to YouTube on January 25, also added a few videos he took while traveling around the city on his YouTube channel. shared and gained over 1,000 views.
The video shared by Fang Bin on February 1 has reached 200,000 views due to its content. In the video hospitals Fang Bin, who was filmed, removed 8 bodies from the hospital and minibus it was showing that it was set.
The night he uploaded the video to the house by the police raid Fang Bin was taken to the police station for interrogation, but was subsequently released. Fang Bin shared a 13-second video on February 9, in this video: "Everyone you rebelled – Give the power of the government back to the public " words were used. There was no news of Fang Bin after the video was shared.
Chen Qiushi, a former human rights lawyer and known among activists, Covidien-19 As the virus broke out and became viral, he became a video reporter. Hong Kong last August in protest prominent Qiushi thus spread his name to a wider audience.
This behavior later caused Qiushi to be constantly harassed and harassed by Chinese officials. Including social media accounts with more than 700,000 followers deleted but he was not silent.
In October, Qiushi currently has 400,000 over opened a YouTube channel with followers. Towards the end of January, the situation is getting worse and worse. to Report decided to go to Wuhan. In the first YouTube video: "I'll use my camera to show what's really going on. I'll cover. " used expressions.
He visited multiple hospitals in Wuhan and with patients held negotiations. Chen Qiushi, who is aware that he is taking a big risk in doing these, is how much he has told BBC reporter John Sudworth. continuation He said he didn't know he could "Censorship rules are very strict. Their accounts are closed when others share my content." He added.
On February 7 mother In the video shared by Qiushi's Twitter account, it was stated that the brave reporter Chen Qiushi was involved in the losses the day before. Her friend Xu Xiaodong, on the other hand, shared Qiushi's YouTube video hard He stated that he was being kept under quarantine.
What did the government officials say about the issue?
When officials did not make any explanation as to where Fang Bin and Chen Qiushi were, will be released They also did not provide any information about. Investigator Patrick Poon said he did not know if reporters were taken away by the police or if they were forced into detention.