The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (HKASDC), which has been insisting on the vindication of the 4 June incident and the accountability of officials for 30 years, announced on Saturday that the Standing Committee of the HKASDC has decided to reduce the number of its Standing Committee members after several rounds of deliberations, and to dismiss all the staff of the HKASDC at the end of this month, which the HKASDC admitted would have an impact on its future work and operation.
The UFC’s platform “to end one-party dictatorship” has been accused of violating the “Hong Kong National Security Law”, and several member groups have withdrawn earlier.
The Alliance issued a statement on Saturday (10), saying that in the past year, Hong Kong’s political environment has taken a sharp turn for the worse, the Alliance adheres to its basic principles and beliefs, and from time to time assess the changes in the political situation to respond, after much deliberation, the resolution to make two aspects of “windproof” measures, including the strategic reduction of the number of Standing Committee, the current Standing Committee of the Alliance has been reduced from 20 to 14. The number of Standing Committee members has been reduced from 20 to 14, and it has been decided to further reduce the number of Standing Committee members. Recently, seven members of the Standing Committee have resigned from the Standing Committee, including Choi Yiu-cheong, Mak Hoi-wa, Lo Wai-ming, Wong Chi-keung, Lun Chi-wai, Leung Kwok-wah and Chiu Yan-lai, after the above seven resignations, the number of Standing Committee members will be reduced by half, only seven Standing Committee members remain, including Chairman Lee Cheuk-yan and Vice-Chairman Ho Chun-yan and Zou Xing-tung.
The Standing Committee of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (HKASPDMC) believes that it should do its best to protect the safety of its staff, therefore, the HKASPDMC will fully demobilize all its staff at the end of July, and compensate its colleagues with standards better than the labor laws.
The Standing Committee of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (HKASPDMC), which has resigned, said that the political environment in Hong Kong has been deteriorating rapidly over the past year, and there have been more and more discussions on the HKASPDMC recently, so it has started to discuss and evaluate from time to time how the HKASPDMC should respond. He reiterated that the Alliance will continue to exist and operate in the future. He also believes that all the Standing Committee members, including him, have taken into account their personal wishes and the operation of the organization when deciding whether to resign or not, and has nothing to add to his resignation. The newest group numbers and the issue of staying or going, he only said he had nothing to add.
The seven members of the Standing Committee are still in prison or remanded, asked whether it will affect the future operation of the Alliance, Tsai Yiu-cheong said there will inevitably be an impact, but that the work of the Alliance is mainly concentrated in the 6.4 before and 6.4 on the day, and the workload after 6.4 has always been less, when necessary, you can find ministries and volunteers and other manpower to help. He continued to say that the future work of the Alliance depends on future developments, but stressed that it will always adhere to the end. As for the situation of the June 4 Memorial Hall, which has been closed since early June in violation of the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance, Tsai said he is still waiting for legal advice before making the next decision.
The deputy director of the Basic Law Committee, Tam Wai-chu, was asked by the media whether it was illegal for the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China to fail to revise its “End One Party Dictatorship” web collar, saying that it depended on the evidence, behavior and words of each act.
She said she was not sure about the decision to dismiss the staff of the Alliance. She said the Chinese constitution states that the Chinese political system is led by the Communist Party, and any attempt to overturn or hold contrary views would be problematic, but whether the incident is problematic depends on the evidence, actions and words, so she would not comment on the incident.