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HK leader says ‘ideologies’ pose security risk, teenagers need to be monitored

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By Sharon Abratique and Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday “ideologies” posed risks to national security and urged parents, teachers and religious leaders to observe the behaviour of teenagers and report those who break the law to the authorities. The financial hub has taken a swift authoritarian turn since China’s imposition of a sweeping national security law last year and changes to its political system to reduce democratic participation and oust people deemed disloyal to Beijing. At her weekly news conference, Lam expressed dismay at some resident…

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