Chinese university students sent home amid protests


              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Protesters hold up white paper some with writings commemorating the Nov 24 deadly Urumqi fire during a gathering at the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. On Tuesday, about a dozen people gathered at the University of Hong Kong, chanting against virus restrictions and holding up sheets of paper with critical slogans. Most were from the mainland, which has a separate legal system from the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, and some spectators joined in their chants. (AP Photo/Bertha Wang)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Chinese security personnel walk past a junction near the site of protest the day before in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask walks through a deserted street against a shuttered shopping mall as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Chinese universities are sending students home as the ruling Communist Party tightens anti-virus controls and tries to prevent more protests after crowds angered by its severe "zero COVID" restrictions called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Chinese security personnel walk past a junction near the site of protest the day before in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask walks through a deserted street against a shuttered shopping mall as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Chinese universities are sending students home as the ruling Communist Party tightens anti-virus controls and tries to prevent more protests after crowds angered by its severe "zero COVID" restrictions called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A passerby on a bicycle stops near a police van monitoring an area where protesters were expected to gather in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Chinese authorities eased some anti-virus rules but affirmed their severe "zero COVID" strategy Monday after protesters demanded President Xi Jinping resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A man walks by policemen monitoring inside a police vehicle parked near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A woman rides past police vehicles parked along a road monitoring near the site of last weekend protest in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. With police out in force, there was no word of protests Tuesday in Beijing, Shanghai or other major cities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              CORRECTS THE PLACE TO CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG  - Protesters hold up blank white papers during a commemoration for victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted “oppose dictatorship” in a protest against China’s anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Kanis Leung)
            
              Protesters hold up blank white papers during a commemoration for victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted “oppose dictatorship” in a protest against China’s anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Kanis Leung)
            A protester holds up a banner commemorating the victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire with the words "the death knell tolls for you" in Central in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted "oppose dictatorship" in a protest against China's anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Zen Soo) Residents hold up flowers to commemorate victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire in Central in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted "oppose dictatorship" in a protest against China's anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Zen Soo) Blank white papers and flowers are laid down during a commemoration for victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire in Central in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted "oppose dictatorship" in a protest against China's anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Zen Soo) Protesters hold up blank white papers during a commemoration for victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire in Central in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted "oppose dictatorship" in a protest against China's anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Zen Soo) A protester holds up a banner commemorating the victims of a recent Urumqi deadly fire with other demands against the zero-Covid system and calls for media freedom in Central in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Students in Hong Kong chanted "oppose dictatorship" in a protest against China's anti-virus controls after crowds in mainland cities called for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades. (AP Photo/Zen Soo)