The police allege this (22nd) morning that the National Security Service of the Police Force has conducted in-depth investigations and arrested 2 men and 3 women, aged between 25 and 28, in various districts in Hong Kong today for conspiracy to publish seditious publications in violation of the Criminal Offences Ordinance "Article 10.
It is understood that the arrested person is a key member of the "Hong Kong Speech Therapists Federation" and is suspected of conspiring to publish a seditious publication involving 3 children's picture books.
The police alleged that the arrested persons were members of a trade union. They were suspected of conspiring to publish, distribute, display or copy seditious publications from the middle of last year to this year, with the intention of arousing hatred and inciting use by the public, especially young children, against the SAR government and the Hong Kong judiciary Violence and counseling not to comply with the law.
The National Security Department also frozen about 160,000 yuan of assets of the labor union involved in the case.
The arrested men and women are now being detained for investigation, and the operation is still continuing. The police do not rule out further arrests.
The police reminded members of the public that publishing seditious publications is a serious crime and that the first conviction can be sentenced to two years in prison.
The public must recognize the facts, and must not tolerate or glorify violence, let alone let the next generation be incited by false and distorted information and go astray.