A woman in Guangdong is being investigated by police after video cameras filmed a boy being slapped and kicked in a lift. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Chinese police investigate after video shows mother beating her son in lift

  • Child is seen being slapped and kicked in minute-long surveillance video
  • Woman’s husband says she acted out of character when provoked by the boy
Topic |   China Society

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A woman in Guangdong is being investigated by police after video cameras filmed a boy being slapped and kicked in a lift. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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Scotland to ban parents from spanking their children

  • Lawmakers vote 84 to 29 to introduce law making it criminal offence to use physical punishment against child
  • Opponents say move will criminalise fathers and mothers and tie police up with trivial cases
Topic |   Parenting: newborns to toddlers

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