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RULER : News  : Chronology 2016


All 2016's news items, for all countries, in a single date sequence



January -- 7 items, all of which are New!
February -- 6 items, all of which are New!
March -- 4 items, all of which are New!
April -- 5 items, all of which are New!
May -- 4 items, all of which are New!

January 2016

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03 JAN....BARBADOS: Corporal punishment to reduce indiscipline
Teachers' union says schools must keep the cane

07 JAN....NEW ZEALAND: Twelve Questions: Leigh Hart (illustrated)
Comedian, pictured, describes severe canings at 1980s boarding school in Christchurch

18 JAN....UNITED STATES: Spanking, dehydration and ignorance of concussions: New details about Peter Nowak's Union tenure (illustrated)
Philadelphia soccer team players regularly spanked by coach, pictured

19 JAN....NIGERIA: Underage brothers flogged for possession of cutlass, charms
Five strokes of the cane each for two teens, six strokes for another

19 JAN....NIGERIA: Boy gets 12 strokes of cane sentence for theft
12-year-old also ordered to clear the bush within court premises

26 JAN....CANADA: Straight talk on spanking laws
Campaign to maintain the legality of parental CP

27 JAN....SINGAPORE: Loanshark harasser crawls past CCTV cameras to avoid being seen (illustrated)
Culprit, 26, pictured, ordered to receive 12 strokes of the cane

February 2016

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01 FEB....ZIMBABWE: Masvingo teenager to get four strokes for raping 5-year-old girl
15-year-old is ordered to submit to a caning at local police station

02 FEB....SINGAPORE: Police NSF gets 18 years' jail, 15 strokes of cane (illustrated)
Heavy punishment for National Serviceman, pictured, 23, for multiple sexual offences and extortion

08 FEB....ZIMBABWE: Dentist saves rapist from prison
Three strokes of the cane for offender deemed to be a juvenile after dispute over his age

23 FEB....SINGAPORE: Man gets jail and cane for robbing and tying up masseuses (illustrated)
Two years in jail and 12 strokes of the cane for 21-year-old, pictured

25 FEB....NIGERIA: Bricklayer bags 12 strokes of cane for unlawful possession of army uniform
Severe punishment for 23-year-old in Nasarawa State

25 FEB....NIGERIA: Teenage student flogged over dangerous weapon possession
15-year-old sentenced to five strokes of the cane

March 2016

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04 MAR....UNITED STATES: Paddling in NC schools up despite more bans
New statistics show N. Carolina bucking the downward trend

11 MAR....AUSTRALIA: Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mayor John Bowler wants caning for young offenders
Juvenile criminals need "a bit of a jolt", says Western Australia Labor politician

26 MAR....BOTSWANA: Botswana Public Floggings Scaring Zimbabweans
Petty criminals from neighbouring Zim regularly sentenced to strokes of the cane

30 MAR....MALAYSIA: Gang robber gets four years, eight strokes (illustrated)
21-year-old is pictured after being sentenced to a caning

April 2016

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13 APR....MALAYSIA: Jailed, caned for raping 14-year-old student (illustrated)
Eight years in jail and six strokes of the cane for culprit, 21, pictured

14 APR....INDONESIA: Strict Indonesian province canes non-Muslim for selling booze
60-year-old Christian woman is publicly flogged

15 APR....UNITED STATES: Paddling common in some Central Georgia schools
Statistics given for various districts

20 APR....UNITED STATES: Laurens Schools defend paddling punishments (with video clip)
Focus on a Georgia district with over 1,000 paddlings a year

27 APR....ZIMBABWE: Schoolboy sodomises Grade 1 pupil
Culprit, 17, ordered to receive four strokes with a rattan cane

May 2016

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10 MAY....SINGAPORE: Nearly 17 years' jail, 22 strokes of cane for man who raped woman thrice in public (illustrated)
Rapist, 30, is pictured

11 MAY....MALAYSIA: Rotan sellers jumping for joy over new ruling
Supplier of canes pleased with go-ahead for school CP

12 MAY....MALAYSIA: "Caning allowed under guidelines"
Clarification that schoolboys can be caned for serious offences

31 MAY....UGANDA: Uganda outlaws corporal punishment
Government bans school caning

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