HONG KONG: Hong Kong police say they have arrested six current and former staff members of an online media company for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication.
The arrests happened early Wednesday and searches of their residences were underway, police said.
Police did not identify them but online outlet Stand News posted a video on Facebook of police officers at the home of a deputy editor to investigate the alleged crime.
The arrests come as authorities crack down on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
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