康文署賦予慶委會特殊地位封殺民陣︱區諾軒

【2017年05月12日 10:01 上午】康文署賦予慶委會特殊地位封殺民陣︱區諾軒


今早民間人權陣線召集人區諾軒接受商台在晴朗的一天出發電話訪問,對於民陣不獲批維園足球場申請有以下回應:

Au Nok-hin, Convener of Civil Human Rights Front, was being interviewed by “On a Clear Day" by Commercial Radio. He has the following points of view on account of the failure of applying football pitches in Victoria Park.

1.康文署強調先到先得的說法是偽命題。民陣就算比4月3日更早申請,都會因為慶委會慈善地位,導致申請失敗。

1.The first-come-first-serve basis is groundless. Even CHRF has applied earlier than 3rd April, the application would also be failure due to the charity status of the Celebrating Association.

2.康文署又指,一般會待截止日期完結,會按既定的指引一併處理有關該月的申請,但既然慶委會3月15日申請,民陣4月3日申請時,早已可基於3月31日是截止日期立即否決申請,康文署直至5月9日才通知民陣,甚至過了4月的截止日期,所以何時截止、處理,根本不明確,由4月3日到5月9日,亦沒有就多於一個團體申請,做到「盡量作出協調」。

2.According to LCSD’s response, they will start processing the applications together after the deadline of the month under their regulations. Since the celebrating association has applied on 15th March, they are eligible to decline CHRF’s application on 3rd April on the basis that they have received another application prior to the deadline, 31st March. LCSD ultimately announced their decision on 9th May, which has already passed April’s deadline already. Therefore, their deadline-process argument is not cogent. They did not fulfill liaise different applicants as they can.

另外,他在香港電台第三台Backchat任嘉賓時亦表示:

As one of the guests in Backchat, RTHK Radio 3, Au mentioned:

3.這次事件顯示康文署申請場地制度存在問題,他們給予慈善團體優先使用場地地位,實際上慶委會開宗明義舉辦慶回歸活動、申請「創科驅動 成就夢想」科學科技展覽會,都很難和慈善沾上邊。他認為慶委會應解釋慈善何在。

3.It is significant that LCSD’s application system has defects. They have granted superior status to Charity Organizations. It actually tolerates organizations like the Celebrating Association, which is difficult to have linkage with charity, applying the venue to hold a non-charity Innovative Science and Technology Exhibition. The association should explain how charitable it could be.

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根據立法會"康文署答鍾樹根"(https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1049374),「除非情況特殊,一般使用康文署康樂場地作非指定用途的申請,每宗的使用時間不得多於三天」,展覽多於三天,換言之康文署給予活動特殊地位,使他們享用橫跨七一遊行的佔用場地時間。慶委會享有與民陣不同待遇,可以『打尖入紙,永世拖場』。

According to an inquiry by former LC member Mr Christopher Chung to LCSD, “Except special situations, normally when LCSD going to consider application of non-indicated use (leisure & recreation), their period should not more than 3 days. (https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1049374) Comparing with CHKRF, the half-month Innovative Science and Technology Exhibition shows that the association enjoys “specialty” status. They are able to have superior application and have longer organizing period.

以上評論,皆證明康文署預約場地的制度,有檢討必要。民陣認為與康文署糾纏於職員說甚麼,程序誰出錯的問題,把職員當作磨心極沒意思。從未來看,康文署應聯同警方做到如新聞稿提及的「盡量作出協調」,若慶委會願意於7月1日出讓部分足球場地予民陣舉辦遊行,將是較理想做法。

It shows that LCSD’s booking system has a lot of problems based on above. CHRF believes is nonsense to focus on what the staff said and which process was wrong. What is the most important is how to liaise with the association. If they are eager to allow us to use part of the football pitches, it would be a better solution.

鑒於維園草地遊行人士不容易進入,儘管申請進行中,民陣仍正物色周邊一切有可能作為遊行的起點。如有新消息,會儘快公布。

Despite the under progressing application on grassland of Victoria Park, CHRF is now seeking for any possibilities with consideration that the accessibility of grassland is not ideal. We will have further announcement once any new decision has been made.

區諾軒 民間人權陣線召集人
AU Nok-hin, Convener of Civil Human Rights Front

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