Hong Kong's Largest Protest Group Disbands

Hong Kong's Largest Protest Group Disbands

Andrew H. Sweet

The Civil Human Rights Front, known for organizing mass rallies during the 2019 anti-government protests, said in a statement that the group had decided to dissolve following "unprecedented severe challenges."

The police statement following the announcement stated that the CHRF had been operating illegally and that it would remain criminally liable for any offenses committed, regardless of the group's disbandment or the resignation of its members.

In an interview last week, Hong Kong's police chief Raymond Siu said that the organization may have violated the national security law and that the police could take action against it "at any time."

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