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nnnnn tens of thousands gathering in hong kong on thursday to remember the nineteen eighty nine tiananmen square crackdown and demand a democratic china this vigil a tradition that has spanned more than twenty five years but today a younger more local movement is on the rise and they're not here , with candles burning bright there is a strong turnout here tonight with people from all nnnnn nnnnn , organizers of the vigil are trying to link up with the younger move , symbols of the so called umbrella , it's been more than six months since police pulled down barricades and disbanded pro democracy protesters , tensions in the city are again on the rise , the vote to bring in beijing blueprint for hong kong elections , which will give the communist party the right to pre screen potential leaders , hong kong the only place in china where this kind of gathering is allowed june fourth nineteen eighty nine was about students and their call for a clean government now the call for democracy has shifted to hong kong but it's still the students who are leading the change , they face major challenges ahead