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nnnnn potentially a flashpoint week in hong kong the yellow umbrella movement making a comeback protesters out of the weekend and gearing up for more action with a legislative vote do mid week over beijing's contentious plans for election reform pro democracy activists want free elections in hong kong a dream they have never achieved under chinese or british rule but some are worried that the main movement is losing steam with splinter groups and a feeling of hopelessness setting in i'm registar edges of in hong kong and the focus here is increasingly on a radical or what is being called localist groups an increasing number of rallies at shopping malls against mainland shoppers and also last week at a football match fans booing during the chinese national anthem , local press reporting just today the police arrested nine in a suspected bomb plot after discovering explosives , police are taking no chances this week at least five thousand will be stationed at potential flashpoints , pro democracy politicians are expected to veto government proposals that will allow beijing to hand pick candidates running for the city's top position this week's vote is a watershed in hong kong's long struggle for democracy this week will also show how much resolve is left to fight beijing