China will continue its one-child policy for the foreseeable future, Li Bin, the head of the National Population and Family Planning Commission told Chinese media on Monday. Chinese couples are allowed one child if they are city-based and two if they live in a rural area. The policy was instituted in 1978. Read more: Sapa, News24
Some firing squads are all issued with blank cartridges with the exception of one person. This helps alleviate personal responsibility for the execution squad.