Hong Kong people are ‘distressed’ and ‘disillusioned,’ says pro-democracy ex-lawmaker

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FAN Editor 49 mins ago 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 ofCovid-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 freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, freedom of demonstration maybe not forever, but for many, many...