Question by  salina (943)

Is excessive punishment common in china?

If so can I have an example of some off the punishment they use?


Answer by  patti (29325)

Since 1949, the Republic of China has used a stepped system of punishment for criminals, including "control, criminal detention, fixed term imprisonment, life imprisonment and the death penalty. " Keep in mind that China is a Communist county with a controlled press. And consider that Chinese prisons are far different than, say, US prisons. Google "lectric law China Justice. "


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

China's laws allow for execution of drug dealers and distributors, while other nations only imprison for several years. Promoting democracy or challenging family planning laws by having a second child will get you a jail term for several years, where these activities are free in other countries.

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