China has been branded the world’s worst executioner as the state kills thousands of people every year using firing squads, lethal injections and mobile death vans.
The true numbers of those killed by the Communist Party are thought to be staggeringly high – but the regime keeps them closely concealed as state secrets.
Human rights experts told The Sun Online about the vile system which has come into the spotlight again after the killing of Chinese tycoon Lai Xiaomin.
He was executed last month on corruption charges – as in China even white-collar crimes and drug charges can land on death row.
And should you land yourself in the dock be wary, as Chinese prosecutors have a conviction rate of around 99 percent as they doom thousands to execution.
Firing squads and lethal injections are two favourite methods of execution used by China.
Killer jabs were legalized by the regime in the 90s and are sometimes administered in one