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The relentless rise of Xi Jinping: From an exiled prince to China’s potentially permanent ruler

At the upcoming National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Xi Jinping is expected to hold onto the highest title in the land.

But some of his people are quietly bestowing another: dictator.

  • Kate Wong
  • ABC

Three days before one of the most important party meetings in history, a protester appeared on one of Beijing’s busiest bridges to unfurl his banner and make his voice heard.

As well as taking the party — and its leader — to task over a stifling COVID-zero strategy, the banner read:

“Students go on strike, workers go on strike, remove dictator and China’s traitor Xi Jinping.

“We want to vote, not a…

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