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Updated 29 April 2017

The next update is scheduled for late October 2017.

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Peru, 2016



Youths whipped at village court
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NEW VIDEO CLIPS OF ACTUAL CP:

  • Bangladesh: Youths caned on the hand at unofficial court.
  • Ghana: Young man caned by the community.
  • Kenya: Canings at village primary school.
  • Nepal: Token strokes for Gurkha trainees.
  • Pakistan: Group caning of cadets at military school.
  • Peru: Teen boys whipped at community court.
  • Poland: 18th-birthday beltings.
  • South Korea: Girls and boys caned in class (silent film).
  • Thailand: Two boys caned in the playground.
  • Thailand: Girls caned in class.

- Handbooks of schools that say they use CP, with discussion of interesting provisions

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- The Archive - 2012

HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS: 2012:

  • Sweden: PM slams national football team for playing bare-bottom target game, pictured
  • Tanzania: 12 strokes of cane each for three armed robbers
  • United Kingdom: Memories of "six of the best" at Lancing College


- The Archive - 2016

SELECTED RECENT EVENTS:

  • Kenya: Senior politicians call for the restoration of caning in schools
  • Namibia: School CP ruled illegal, even in private schools
  • Peru: Vigilante group says flogging system, pictured, dates back to the Incas
  • Singapore: 19-year-old, pictured, sentenced to 24 strokes of the cane
  • Uganda: Ten lashes for man, pictured, who slept wiith his daughter-in-law
  • United States: Use of paddle is declining in Kentucky schools
  • United States: A North Carolina school district ends paddling ....
  • United States: .... as also a school district in Texas ....
  • United States: .... and one in Georgia too
  • United States: Alabama ranks third highest in nuber of students paddled
  • Zimbabwe: Five cuts with a rattan cane for 17-year-old rapist


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Blob CORPORAL PUNISHMENT BOOKS

Book reviews page 1

  • The Canadian Regulation School Strap: How the strap was adopted, dispensed and ultimately banned, and why it is gone forever. Corporal punishment policy, practice, procedure, regulation, and world, judicial and parental CP influences by Harold A. Hoff

  • The Collector's Guide to the School Strap: Scotland, England Ireland, Canada, Australia & Others -- Second edition by Harold A. Hoff

  • Just and Painful: A Case for the Corporal Punishment of Criminals, by Graeme Newman

  • Sons of the Brave: The Story of Boy Soldiers, by A.W. Cockerill

Book reviews page 2

  • The English Vice: Beating, Sex and Shame in Victorian Britain and After, by Ian Gibson

  • Caning: Educational Ritual, by Joseph A. Mercurio
    (Full text of book available for free download)

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Book reviews page 6


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