The government announced new restrictions on foreign reporters. If enforced, the restrictions would, in effect, bar reporters from writing any articles on the democracy movement.
Students claimed that four people tried to kidnap two student leaders - Chai Ling, the former General Commander of Tiananmen Square, and her husband, Feng Congde, the deputy General Commander - from their tent at 4am. Both escaped.
Banners supporting the government hung outside many major hotels in Beijing. A banner outside the Jianguo Hotel read "Down with Bourgeois Liberalization"; another read "Support the Great, the Glorious, and the Correct CPC."