25 Bizarre Facts About China You Didn’t Know

#7 – Execution

Ever since China was founded, there has been execution in that country. China was among the first countries to introduce death penalty as a form of punishment for serious criminal acts. Today, execution is still present in China.

In fact, there are more executions performed in China than in all other parts of the world combined, which is a horrible statistic. Only the last year, more than 5,000 executions were performed in China. The death penalty in China is usually ordered for serious crimes such as murder and child molestation.