Li Wenliang (李文亮)

He reported the virus, but was told by authorities to stay quiet, and later died from the virus, becoming somewhat of a martyr:

The following excerpt from his forced confession trended:



Can you manage?
Do you understand?

Li Wenliang covid
Figure 12. Selfie of Li Wenliang (李文亮) on his hospital bed before he died. Source.
Li Wenliang COVID barbed wire mark by Kuang Biao
Figure 13. Caricature of Li Wenliang (李文亮) wearing a mask made of barbed wire by artist Kuang Biao (邝飚). The image circulated on Weibo for some time. Source.