Reality Check: How safe is it to live in China?

Reality Check: How safe is it to live in China?
 

China's Director of Public Order, Li Jingsheng, has claimed it is "one of the safest countries in the world."
He says that gun crime fell by 27.6% in 2018.
The official China News Service shared a video of Mr Li announcing the decline, which has been viewed more than one million times.
So how does China compare with other countries, and can we trust its statistics?
Gun crime in China The Chinese government says that from 2012 to 2017, the government reported an 81.3% drop in gun crimes from 311 to 58.
These figures relate to all crimes involving the holding or use of guns, says Dr... read more

 
13 January 2019 in World News, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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