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As Chinese authorities launch a severe crackdown on any potential pro-democracy protests on the mainland - with state security police dramatically outnumbering protesters - small weekly demonstrations in Hong Kong aim to gradually build momentum.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from the territory - one of China's two special administrative region - on efforts by local activists to exploit online social media - to which they have full access, unlike their compatriots on the mainland - to create a "slow-burning" revolutionary spirit.

Source: Al Jazeera