Thursday, October 23, 2014

China's Dirtiest Secret

China’s Execution Orphans by Robin Hammond
China’s dirtiest state secrets is its large number of state-sanctioned executions. Under Chinese law, 68 crimes are punishable by death, many of them petty crimes. The children of the dead are left behind to cope with lost love and social stigma. The children pictured in Robin Hammond’s images are the legacy of China’s execution policy.

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