【李八方online】7.1遊行大召集 法政匯思推香港背包 公民黨出頑強tee撐港人

下個星期一(7月1日)就係公眾假期,大家有咩假期活動,心照啦﹗八方就建議大家輕裝上陣,孭番個背包、騰出雙手拎吓水或廢青風扇,最好帶多件衫替換,免得冷親。如果唔知孭咩背包、著咩衫上街,八方有好提議。

年度七一遊行 (Annual July 1 March)

主題: 撤回惡法 林鄭下台 日期: 2019年7月1日 集合時間:下午2時30分 遊行路線:銅鑼灣維園至金鐘政府總部

記得登記做選民 (Calling for Voter Registration)

大家記得登記及提醒身邊家人朋友做選民啊!包括法政匯思在內的多個專業團體上週末和18種香港 crossover 於九龍塘舉辦了選民登記街站。選民登記截止日期為7月2日。(A reminder to all Hong Kong citizens to register as voter for the upcoming district and legislature elections. Professional groups including the Progressive Lawyers Group hosted a street stand in Kowloon Tong over the weekend (22 June) to promote voter registration. The registration period ends on 2 July.)

法政匯思召集人吳宗鑾與成員蘇俊文於6月19日向浸信會呂明才中學學生講解逃犯條例修訂與法治

法政匯思召集人吳宗鑾與成員蘇俊文於6月19日向浸信會呂明才中學學生講解逃犯條例修訂與法治

616大遊行 (616 March)

法政匯思得悉行政長官就逃犯條例的發言。基於下列的理由,我們對她的回應感到憤怒和失望。明天法政匯思會堅持遊行,並懇請所有人參與我們。我們會在下午2時15分於皇室堡對面,維園近銅鑼灣入口的噴水池集合,屆時我們將舉起旗幟以作識別。(The Progressive Lawyers Group has heard the Chief Executive. For the reasons below, we are angry and disappointed at her response. We will continue to march tomorrow and urge you all to join us. We are meeting at 2:15 pm at the Victoria Park Fountain at the Causeway Bay entrance of the park, opposite Windsor House, where you will see our flags flying high.)

To the International Community: Please Help Us Help Hong Kong!

To the international community in Hong Kong and around the world, we need you urgently! A proposed extradition arrangement with mainland China is threatening Hong Kong people’s personal safety and free expression. It is the latest battle in the fight against the quickening erosion of the city’s civil liberties. The situation is dire and this video tells how you can make a difference by writing your governments, embassies and consulates using the templates below.

法政匯思出席芝加哥反送中集會 (Progressive Lawyers Group at Chicago Anti-extradition Rally)

法政匯思前召集人蔡騏於芝加哥參與反送中集會。(Progressive Lawyers Group's Ex-convenor Craig Choy attended an anti-extradition rally in Chicago in support of the protests in Hong Kong).

In Pictures: Thousands of Hong Kong lawyers stage rare, silent ‘black march’ over controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong’s legal sector staged a rare protest against the city’s controversial extradition bill on Thursday. Clad in back, several thousand lawyers gathered at Central’s Court of Final Appeal before marching in silence to government headquarters in Admiralty.

They observed a three-minute moment of silence at the end-point of the rally. Legal sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok said the protest – the legal sector’s fifth demonstration since the 1997 Handover – was the largest one yet. He said he estimated that 2,500 to 3,000 lawyers participated.

黑衣遊行 Silent march

法政匯思懇切呼籲各法律界人士及法律系學生參加本週四晚上舉行的黑衣遊行。 這次遊行是自1997年移交以來的第五次,希望表達我們對政府引渡修訂條例,將會對法治和司法獨立構成嚴重威脅的深切關注。

五月月會

法政匯思於昨晚舉行了紀綠片《傘上:遍地開花》放映會。會後請來紀綠片監制舒琪先生和與會者分享。是次放映會非常成功,有超過一百位來自法律界內外的朋友參與,不少人都表示觀看紀綠片時猶如重臨雨傘運動現場,勾起不少回憶。在此,再次感謝各位的參與,亦特別感謝舒琪先生蒞臨分享,並期待《傘下》的推出。

為無聲者發聲 Speak up for those who have no voice

2019年5月20日(星期日),我們的核心成員呂浠瑜參加了由立法會議員鄺俊宇聯同動物組織舉辦,以動物權益為主題的集會遊行。在遊行後的集會,呂浠瑜與參與者分享,人類社會文明進步,可惜保護動物的《動物福利法》未有與時並進,實在令人遺憾,希望正在進行的政府諮詢,可以令現有的《動物福利法》得以及早修改。她還鼓勵參與者把握所有機會,代表那些不能替自己說話的毛孩夥伴發聲。

Panel discussion: Fighting the good fight in defence of Hong Kong’s rule of law

Our members Craig Choy and Senia Ng, and academic Benson Wong attended a lively panel discussion at HKU on Tuesday to discuss what civil society and academia can do to slow down or reverse the regressing rule of law in Hong Kong. Convenor Jason Ng moderated the discussion.

【移交逃犯】8專業團體都遊行 法政匯思斥修例褫奪立會監管權

8個專業團體學術,包括自由學者聯盟、放射良心、進步教師同盟、法政匯思、保險起動、思言財雋、社工復興和民主進步會計師,今日都有參與民陣的遊行,反對港府修訂《逃犯條例》。法政匯思召集人李安然表示,新修訂的法例將會褫奪立法會的監管權,證明政府所說的「保障只會更多、不會更小」的說法並不正確。此外,雖然李家超經常說法庭會把關,但法庭只會審視外地提交的證據,是否構成表面證據,只要構成,法庭就會同意引渡,顯示這個把關作用根本不足。

Jason Y. Ng Attended RTHK Interview on Extradition Laws

Progressive Lawyers Group Convenor Jason Y. Ng attended radio programme Backchat today to discuss, among other things, the Government’s plan to amend the extradition laws which will allow Hong Kong to hand over fugitives to mainland China.

Lawmakers and NGOs call for longer consultation on archives law and access to information regime

A coalition of lawmakers, activists and civil society groups have said that the ongoing consultation for two reform proposals – an archives law, and an access to information law – should be extended for another two months.

Public consultation on the two proposals began last December and was intended to last three months. However, the arrangement was criticised on Wednesday by lawmakers Charles Mok and Tanya Chan, along with the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA), the Archives Action Group (AAG) and the Progressive Lawyers Group.

吳敏兒嘉賓分享 (Sharing by Ms Carol Ng)

法政匯思很榮幸邀請到 職工盟(HKCTU) 主席 吳敏兒 Carol Ng(Carol)小姐擔任一月月會的嘉賓,與成員分享她參與本地工運的心路歷程 (We were honored to have 吳敏兒 Carol Ng, chairperson of 職工盟(HKCTU), join us for our January monthly general meeting)。

【我城我書 One City One Book Hong Kong】

The Progressive Lawyers Group is honoured to be invited to attend the opening event of One City One Book Hong Kong and talk about this year’s chosen book, “The Arrival” by Australian Chinese graphic novelist Shaun Tan.

元旦遊行 (New Year Protest 2019)

我們正參與元旦遊行,並呼籲司長維護律政司一貫政策,就涉及高官的案件,尋求獨立法律意見,免除公眾「官官相護」的質疑 (The Progressive Lawyers Group has joined the New Year protest. We call on the Secretary for Justice to respect and follow established policies of the Department of Justice and seek independent legal advice on its decision to press charges against former senior government officials in order to remove any suspicion of conflicts of interest).

知識產權法律及法治交流 (Sharing on Intellectual Property Law)

法政匯思的蘇俊文大律師、呂浠瑜大律師及鄒學林大律師獲邀到香港專業教育學院IVE(李惠利),於2018年10月15日講授知識產權法律及法治議題,與修讀設計的學生交流。(On 15 October 2018, Progressive Lawyers Group members and barristers Johnny So, Vickie Lui and Sam Chow were invited by the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education to share with its students knowledge and insights on intellectual property law).