Authorities in central China released a 12-year-old boy who stabbed his mother to death. Photo: Miaopai.com

Should a 12-year-old who killed his mother face the courts? China debates age of criminal responsibility

  • Recent cases show the age of perpetrators of violent crime is falling
  • Academics say getting tough might feel good, but it’s the wrong answer
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Authorities in central China released a 12-year-old boy who stabbed his mother to death. Photo: Miaopai.com
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