The precedent that is being set in China is likely to include newly empowered neighborhood committees, conditioning people to accept checkpoints, and companies sharing location information from apps directly with police. The Chinese government rolled out a new internet law to ban all negative content and criticism.
Some protesters battled against police with petrol bombs, bricks and arrows. Police were authorized to used live rounds on students using lethal weapons. Some 600 students have walked off campus, due to ill-health and hypothermia, giving themselves up to police; they face 10 years in prison for protesting.