Hong Kong’s revolutionary spirit

Activists in Chinese-administered region use social media to support mainland’s so-called Jasmine movement.

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


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