Fund-raising organization 612 Humanitarian Relief Fund said it will refund a donation worth HK$317,000 back to donors.
This sum involved 447 transactions, and was received from 12pm on September 3 to 3pm on September 7, according to the Fund.
The fund added that its bank account balance stood at HK$7,444,731.09 as of yesterday.
On Monday, the Alliance for True Democracy notified the fund that it will stop executing the fund’s requests for payment out of its bank account. The fund.
On another note, the fund expressed regret that government officials misunderstand the nature of the organization, saying that the fund aims to provide humanitarian support including legal and medical aid to protesters injured or arrested during the social unrest.
Although the fund provides support to a specified group only, the support it provides is no different than that by other welfare organizations, it added.