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Transcript of remarks by S for S after Fight Crime Committee meeting (with video)
     Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Security, Mr Tang Ping-keung, at a media session after the Fight Crime Committee meeting this afternoon (December 12):
Reporter: So you once described the "white paper protest" here in Hong Kong of showing signs of a colour revolution. Does that assessment still stand? And if it does, can the public expect arrest soon?
Secretary for Security: I think about two weeks ago, we have observed a sign of provocation of social unrest through some anti-China social media. And we also observed that some of the black-clad violence fugitives, in the social media, provoking people of Hong Kong to participate in such kind of activities. And we also observed that there are a few of those 2019 black-clad violence participants who have involved in those activities. At the scene of those activities, we also observed some words relating to sedition or subversion. As Secretary for Security, I think I have the responsibility, first of all, to advise the university management about the possibility of the campus being used as a base to (act) against the interest of national security. And I have also advised the public, in particular the young people, not to be provoked by those fugitives to come out and to commit offences like what happened in 2019. I think I also have to come out to warn those people who try to cause social unrest in Hong Kong. You will be a failure because we will make every effort to interdict such actions and we will take resolute action against any attempt to cause national security or other security issues in Hong Kong. I think following what I have advised and warned the public, the situation has died down. I will consider this a success of a joint effort of people of Hong Kong in safeguarding the national security and security of Hong Kong.

(Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)
Ends/Monday, December 12, 2022
Issued at HKT 21:02
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