China News Agency, Hong Kong, August 15th. Hong Kong's "civilian human rights front" ("FDC") announced its disbandment on the 15th.
The Hong Kong police issued a statement on the dissolution of the "Chinese People's Front" stating that the organization is an organization that operates illegally and the police will continue to pursue any organization or person for violation of the Hong Kong National Security Law and other Hong Kong laws.
In April this year, the Hong Kong police requested the organization to submit information about its membership, activities and funding in accordance with Article 15 of the Societies Ordinance. However, the organization failed to submit the required information to the Societies Affairs Officer on time. The police are now actively following up The organization violated the crimes in the Societies Ordinance.
The police pointed out that since its establishment in 2002, the "People's Front" has not been registered as a company with the Companies Registry, nor is it a legal association registered with the Police Licensing Office. Therefore, the organization is an illegal organization.
The police reiterated that criminal responsibility for crimes committed by an organization and its members will not be wiped out due to the dissolution of the organization or the resignation of the members. The police will continue to pursue any organization or person for violations of the Hong Kong National Security Law and other Hong Kong laws.