OCLP Statement on Anonymous Donation to the HKU via Benny Tai

[ OCLP Statement : 28 OCT 2014 ]

OCLP Statement on Anonymous Donation to the HKU via Benny Tai

 

In 2013, a member of the public gave a donation to the Rev. Chu Yiu Ming in support of his efforts in promoting democracy in Hong Kong. Subsequently, Rev. Chu decided the donation should be spent as follows: HK$800,000 should go to HKU's polling programme, specifically the Civil Referendum of June 22nd 2014, $300,000 to HKU's Faculty of Law for the holding of academic seminars, and $200,000 to the Faculty of Arts for personnel expenses involved in the Deliberation Days, the Civil Referendum and related research. All three donations were made under the name of "Anonymous".

 

In fact, of the funds raised at Rev. Chu's birthday dinner in 2014, was donated to HKU's Faculty of Arts under the name of "Anonymous" towards financial support for research assistants. similarly donated anonymously. The recipient was the Faculty of Arts, HKU, towards financial support for research assistants.

 

28 Oct 2014

 


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