A clerk and a secondary school student pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sedition at the District Court on Monday. Photo: Warton Li
A clerk and a secondary school student pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sedition at the District Court on Monday. Photo: Warton Li

School clerk, student plead guilty to sedition over leaflet urging Hong Kong independence

  • However, the pair have disputed that the leaflet was aimed at inciting violence, with a judge set to pass sentence only after determining the intent behind the document
  • The leaflet, titled ‘Hong Kong Federal Republic’, contained slogans calling for the establishment of an army and ‘an independent sovereign state’

A clerk and a secondary school student pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sedition at the District Court on Monday. Photo: Warton Li
A clerk and a secondary school student pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit sedition at the District Court on Monday. Photo: Warton Li
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