Hong Kong prepares for commemoration of 1989 Tiananmen crackdown

More than 100,000 people are expected at the vigil in Hong Kong, commemorating the crackdown on Tiananmen Square protests 30 years ago.

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    In Hong Kong, more than a 100,000 people are expected to attend a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen crackdown of 1989.

    But some student unions are boycotting the event, exposing a rift between younger and veteran democracy activists.

    Al Jazeera's Sarah Clarke reports from Hong Kong.


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