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Travel with peace of mind︱ Citizens need to use Equal Opportunities to enter government buildings: Differential treatment

2021-10-23T04:23:49.431Z

From November 1st, everyone must use the "Travel with Peace" app when entering government buildings and office premises. Zhu Minjian, chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, said on a radio program today (23) that the practice will make a difference



From November 1st, everyone must use the "Travel with Peace" app when entering government buildings and office premises.

The Chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Zhu Minjian, stated on a radio program today (23) that the practice would cause differential treatment, but it is not within the scope of the current laws and regulations. The government should use "common sense" to deal with it. Qu Yixing."


In addition, he pointed to the issue of discrimination against mainlanders and has proposed amendments to the government, including adding "intra-ethnic discrimination" to the "Racial Discrimination Ordinance", hoping that the new government can legislate when it takes office.


Zhu Minjian pointed out that with regard to the issue of discrimination against mainlanders, he has proposed amendments to the government, including adding "intra-ethnic discrimination" to the "Racial Discrimination Ordinance", hoping that the new government can legislate when it takes office.

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Zhu Minjian attended the RTHK program "Saturday Accountability" today. Some listeners called the program to question the government's new measures to travel with peace of mind, which is "digital discrimination". He was worried about the arrangements for follow-up visits to the hospital in the future. Zhu Minjian said, It does cause differential treatment, but it is not the scope of the current discrimination law.

He believes that the government has the responsibility to consider how the measures can be widely implemented in society and apply "common sense" to deal with the problem. If some citizens do not have mobile phones, they "should follow the same path."

On the other hand, in response to discrimination against mainlanders, Zhu Minjian said that he has proposed amendments to the government, including adding "intra-ethnic discrimination" to the "Racial Discrimination Ordinance". Even if they are both Chinese, it is illegal and equal opportunities. There are also proposals to make amendments to different resident status and discrimination in the place of origin.

He emphasized that discrimination legislation is two-way, and it is also illegal for mainlanders to discriminate against Hong Kong people.

He said that the government is actively considering and consulting the Attorney General's opinion, hoping to legislate when the new government takes office.

He also pointed out that in the early stage of the epidemic, a restaurant posted a notice stating that it would not accept mainlanders, but because the incident did not show "aggrieved people", the equal opportunity could not be traced, and only a warning letter could be issued. He suggested that even if there are no aggrieved people after the amendments. , Equal Opportunities can also conduct investigations, search for evidence, and handle civil litigation in the public interest.

From November 1st, everyone must use the "Travel with Peace" app when entering government buildings and office premises.

Zhu Minjian, chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, pointed out that the practice resulted in differential treatment.

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In addition, on the issue of discrimination against sexual minorities, he said that the EOC has completed the first step of internal research and has written some preliminary provisions. It will consult groups with positive and negative opinions, and has not decided whether to consult the public. It is not expected that next year Complete the final report before.

He pointed out that he understands that issues are controversial and need to be handled carefully, but they should not be avoided. Social discussions often jump to the level of legalization of same-sex marriage, but it is difficult to make progress. Therefore, he proposed to deal with the issue of sexual minorities at the level of personal welfare. For example, education and work, etc., expect less disputes.

Hospital Authority: When the operation is feasible and does not affect the emergency services, you need to use the safe travel police Kwun Tong Industrial Building to inspect the Party Room 10 without scanning and the safe travel is ticketed to travel with peace of mind. The government premises must be used next month. Social workers worry about the impact Families who use service facilities must travel with peace of mind when entering government buildings in November

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Source: hk1

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