Hong Kong people are ‘distressed’ and ‘disillusioned,' says Emily Lau

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VIDEO 5:25 05:25 Former Hong Kong lawmaker says many people are now 'too afraid to speak up' Squawk Box Asia A former pro-democracy lawmaker in Hong Kong says people there have become "distressed" and "disillusioned" as some fear the city has lost important freedoms. Widespread pro-democracy protests that rocked Hong Kong in 2019 have largely subsided, in part due to the outbreak of Covid-19 and the enactment of a controversial national security law last year. Emily Lau, a former Democratic Party member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council, said some Hong Kongers now fear that "we probably have lost our...