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Chronological log of changes to this website

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21 July 2016:

- External links (US school CP): 12 new entries.

- External links (Naval CP): 4 new entries.

- Six new video clips.

- 17 new press items for 2015.

- Country files: New entries for Canada (domestic CP), Kazakhstan (school CP).

- Country files: Updated entries for Afghanistan (judicial CP), Antigua & Barbuda (school CP), Ireland (judicial CP), Jamaica (school CP), Kenya (judicial CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP).

- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 77 new entries, covering Alabama (2), Arkansas (1), Idaho (1), Indiana (2), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (18), New Mexico (1), Oklahoma (9), Texas (private/charter) (1), Texas (districts A to M) (28), Texas (districts N to Z) (12).

- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (other countries): new entries for Ghana (1), Malaysia (1), Singapore (2).

- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.


1 April 2016:

- Expanded article on US school paddling with updated statistics and new pictures.

- 10 new images added to Picture Parade.

- New notes added to a US school paddling video clip.

- 9 new press items for 2015.

- Three historical press items added to the archive for 2000.

- Three historical press items added to the archive for 2008.

- Country files: New entry for Cameroon (school CP).

- Country files: Updated entries for Brunei (judicial CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Ireland (judicial CP), Kenya (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).

- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 102 new entries, covering Colorado (1), Georgia (4), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (4), Texas (districts A to M) (60), Texas (districts N to Z) (31).

- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (other countries): One new entry and 3 updated entries for Singapore.

- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.

- Five new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Peru: Three youths publicly whipped for attempted burglary
  • South Korea: Teenage student gets a vigorous rulering in class from his lady teacher
  • Thailand: Mass caning of boys and girls outside the classroom
  • Thailand: Two soldiers get a severe caning from military police
  • Vietnam: Two schoolboys are briefly paddled


30 December 2015:
- Considerably expanded article on US school paddling.
- 20 new press items for 2015.
- 16 historical press items added to the archive for 1884 to 1964 -- 6 from the United Kingdom, 4 from the United States, and 6 from other countries.
- 8 historical press items added to the archive for 1976 to 1994.
- Country files: Updated entries for Canada (school CP), Fiji (judicial CP), Iran (judicial CP), South Africa (school CP), United States (domestic CP), United States (judicial CP), Zambia (school CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).
- The online handbooks page for US States T-W has been reorganized to spread over several pages as it had become much too large. This is because of the huge number of school districts in Texas.
- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: numerous entries updated (with new text highlighted in yellow), plus 154 new entries, covering Alabama (2), Florida (2), Idaho (1), Kentucky (2), Mississippi (1), Missouri (1), Oklahoma (3), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (1), Texas (140).
- 12 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Cambodia: Army recruits receive an outdoor whacking
  • China: Many senior students receive posterial discipline
  • China: Paddling initiation for six university freshers
  • Kenya: Four schoolboys have to "bend tight" for an English-style caning
  • Pakistan: College students disciplined with a ruler
  • Peru: JCP whip being made from bulls' penises, and the whip in use
  • Poland: Another 18th-birthday coming-of-age belting
  • Taiwan: A young student gets a five-swat classroom paddling
  • Thailand: Nine strokes of the cane for a secondary schoolgirl
  • Zambia: Caning in the headmaster's office


30 September 2015:
- 12 new press items for 2015.
- Six new images of judicial or prison CP.
- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: numerous entries updated, plus 102 new entries, covering Alabama (1), Arkansas (1), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (1), New Mexico (1), North Carolina (1), Oklahoma (3), Tennessee (6), Texas (82).
- Country files: New entry for Palestine (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for India (school CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Tanzania (school CP).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- Six new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • India: Mass caning of schoolgirls
  • Iraq: Kneeling boy flogged in public square
  • Palestine: Seven high-school boys caned in the classroom
  • Tanzania: Severe caning for young boy and girl
  • United States: A jocular one-swat paddling in a Mississippi schoolroom


5 July 2015:
- 35 new press items for 2015.
- 4 historical press items added to the archive for 1911 to 1974 -- 2 from the United Kingdom, 1 from the United States, and 1 from other countries.
- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (USA): some entries updated, plus 108 new entries, covering Alabama (9), Arkansas (1), Florida (7), Georgia (3), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (6), Maryland (1), Mississippi (4), Missouri (6), New Mexico (1), North Carolina (4), Oklahoma (5), Tennessee (5), Texas (55).
- Online handbooks of schools that use CP (other countries): some entries updated, plus 1 new entry, covering Swaziland (1).
- Country files: New entry for France (domestic CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Barbados (school CP), Botswana (school CP), Brazil (school and domestic CP), Brunei (judicial CP), India (judicial CP), Kenya (school CP), Malaysia (domestic CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Malaysia (school CP), Nigeria (school CP), Poland (school CP), Samoa (school CP), Saudi Arabia (school CP), Sierra Leone (judicial CP), Sudan (school CP), United States (domestic CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).
- 14 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Kenya: Ten secondary school boys caned
  • Nigeria: A boy receives two strokes of the school cane
  • Russia: A young army lad gets a belting from his dorm mates
  • Saudi Arabia: Part of Raif Badawi's flogging is glimpsed
  • Saudi Arabia: A mass caning of 13 schoolboys
  • South Africa: A large number of boys get a whacking from teacher
  • United States: A 14-year-old is whipped by the man he tried to rob
  • Zimbabwe: Illicit caning of man and woman by police


16 April 2015:
- External links (US school CP): 23 new entries.
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): some entries updated, plus 101 new entries, covering Alabama (6), Arkansas (9), California (1), Florida (6), Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Indiana (4), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (1), Oklahoma (5), Tennessee (14), Texas (46).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): some entries updated, plus 23 new entries, covering Singapore (21), South Africa (1), Zimbabwe (1).
- Country files: New entry for Indonesia (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), Barbados (school CP), Canada (judicial CP), Fiji (judicial CP), Germany (school CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), Russia (judicial/military CP), Singapore (judicial CP), United States (judicial CP), US Virgin Islands (school CP).
- 14 new images added to Picture Parade.
- 30 new press items for 2014.
- 24 historical press items added to the archive for 1891 to 1973 -- 10 from the United Kingdom, 5 from the United States, and 9 from other countries.
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 9 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Pakistan: Group caning of college boys
  • Russia: Cossack soldiers whipped in Eastern Ukraine (2 clips)
  • Vietnam: Young student disciplined in class with metre rule


31 January 2015:
- New illustrated article, "Behave or bend over for the slipper: UK Grammar School life in the 1960s".
- 29 new press items for 2014.
- 9 new images added to Judicial and Prison CP pictures.
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (school CP), Guatemala (judicial CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Tanzania (school CP), Uganda (judicial CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (domestic CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 69 new entries, covering Alabama (4), Arizona (1), Arkansas (5), Florida (1), Georgia (3), Louisiana (8), Mississippi (4), Oklahoma (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (37).
- 17 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Argentina: Pants-down whippings for teenage thieves
  • Guatemala: Men publicly whipped
  • India: Army cadet punished with hockey stick
  • India: Police whip youths in street
  • Pakistan: Student caned outdoors
  • South Korea: Five secondary lads paddled in school corridor
  • Sri Lanka: Female army recruits caned during training
  • Syria: Public whipping for adultery
  • Tanzania: Headmistress canes young students
  • Uganda: Judicial caning for man and woman
  • United States: Father paddles teen sons in carpark for shoplifting
  • United States: A one-swat school paddling in Kentucky


20 November 2014:
- Historical press archive for 1648 to 1975 reorganised into three sections, as the page had grown too large. UK and USA are now separate pages.
- Online school handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 117 new entries, covering California (1), Georgia (1), Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (108).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): 5 new entries for Zimbabwe.
- 38 historical press items added to the archive for 1841 to 1963 -- 16 from the United Kingdom, 13 from the United States, and 9 from other countries.
- 26 new press items for 2014.
- Country files: New entry for Zambia (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Canada (judicial/prison CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Kenya (judicial CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), South Africa (school CP), United Kingdom (judicial CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 9 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:


1 September 2014:
- Book review: Corporal punishment: Is it effective? An empirical study of school punishment records.
- Article on US school paddling greatly expanded, new pictures added, statistics updated.
- 22 historical press items added to the archive for 1834 to 1973.
- 21 new press items for 2014.
- Country files: New entries for Lebanon (school CP), Malaysia (domestic CP), Syria (judicial CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), Brunei (judicial CP), New Zealand (judicial CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), Singapore (reformatory CP), United States (judicial CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 50 new entries, covering Alabama (3), Arkansas (1), Georgia (1), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (3), Oklahoma (1), Texas (41).
- Online school handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): 3 new entries, covering Singapore (2), South Africa (1).
- 10 new video clips

  • Nigeria: man receiving caning by local court for sexual offence
  • Pakistan: mass outdoor caning of senior students
  • South Korea: 17 secondary boys caned in class
  • Syria: two clips showing public floggings
  • Thailand: schoolgirls caned for poor work
  • United States: a paddling for a young schoolboy


30 June 2014:
- 5 new images added to Picture Parade.
- 10 historical press items added to the archive for 1824 to 1958.
- 6 new press items for 2013.
- 22 new press items for 2014.
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), Brunei (judicial CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), United States (judicial CP), US Virgin Islands (school CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 67 new entries, covering Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Florida (1), Georgia (4), Mississippi (2), Missouri (4), Oklahoma (7), Tennessee (4), and Texas (41).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 12 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • China: Technical school students punished with broomstick in class
  • India: Five men get severe police caning
  • Peru: Boy and girl publicly whipped for having sex
  • Poland: College lad gets an 18th-birthday belting
  • South Korea: A schoolboy is reluctant to bend over to be disciplined
  • Taiwan: Three young boys caned at the blackboard
  • United States: A father whips his son at school


31 March 2014:
- 11 new images added to Judicial and Prison CP pictures.
- 26 new press items for 2013.
- 11 historical press items added to the archive for 1914 to 1971.
- 2 historical press items added to the archive for 2011.
- Country files: Updated entries for Austro-Hungary (judicial and military CP), Jersey (judicial CP), Singapore (school CP), South Africa (school CP), Tanzania (judicial CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (school CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 6 new entries, covering Florida (2) and Tennessee (4).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 3 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:


31 January 2014:
- 10 new images added to Picture Parade.
- 25 new press items for 2013.
- 21 historical press items added to the archive for 1879 to 1974.
- 5 historical press items added to the archive for 1977 to 1992.
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 55 new entries, covering Alabama (2), Arkansas (24), Florida (1), Georgia (1), Idaho (1), Tennessee (3), Texas (23).
- Country files: New entries for Japan (judicial CP), Philippines (prison CP), Philippines (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Bangladesh (school CP), India (school CP), Iran (judicial CP). Malaysia (judicial CP), Maldives (judicial CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), Palestine (judicial CP), Singapore (reformatory CP), Sri Lanka (judicial CP), Swaziland (judicial CP), Swaziland (school CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (school CP).
- 9 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Australia: A mother spanks her young daughters
  • India: Youths get a strapping from women police
  • Peru: Three robbers bend over for community discipline
  • Poland: Two college lads take their 18th-birthday spankings together
  • Swaziland: Girls and boys caned at a village school
  • Thailand: Three boys caned at front of a rowdy classroom
  • Vietnam: Four secondary boys undergo a class paddling


30 November 2013:
- 33 new press items for 2013.
- 44 historical press items added to the archive for 1865 to 1973.
- Online school handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 60 new entries, covering Alabama (1), Florida (1), Georgia (4), Kentucky (4), Louisiana (6), Mississippi (22), Missouri (18), North Carolina (2), Oklahoma (1), Texas (1).
- Country files: New entries for Yemen (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Jamaica (school CP), Pakistan (school CP), Palestine (judicial CP), United Kingdom (judicial CP), United Kingdom (naval CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (domestic CP), United States (judicial CP), United States (prison CP).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 11 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • China: Girls and boys rulered on the hands
  • Indonesia: Youths publicly whipped for drinking
  • South Korea: Six whacks with a metre rule
  • Thailand: Light classroom caning for two boys
  • Thailand: Group canings in schoolyard
  • Vietnam: Students whipped with rubber hose
  • Yemen: Mass outdoor punishment


30 September 2013:
- 39 new press items for 2013.
- 27 historical press items added to the archive for 1871 to 1973.
- Seven new images added to Judicial and Prison CP pictures.
- Country files: New entries for Namibia (school CP), United Arab Emirates (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Malaysia (school CP), Qatar (judicial CP), Saudi Arabia (school CP), Singapore (judicial CP), Tanzania (school CP), Tonga (school CP), Trinidad & Tobago (judicial CP), United Kingdom (judicial CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Vietnam (school CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).
- 13 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • India: Police-station caning for two men
  • Pakistan: Miscreants spanked with the "patta" in city street
  • Peru: Community whipping for using prostitutes
  • Sudan: Secondary boys get classroom caning
  • Syria: Public whipping of two men
  • Thailand: Three senior schoolgirls caned in front of class
  • Tonga: Mass caning by prefects at boys' boarding school
  • Vietnam: The metre rule for 14 girls and 11 boys
  • Zimbabwe: Group caning of junior high-school boys


28 July 2013:
- 35 new press items for 2013.
- 5 historical press items added to the archive for 1897 to 1934.
- 2 historical press items added to the archive for 1981 to 1985.
- 1 historical press items added to the archive for 2001.
- 11 new images added to Picture Parade.
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), The Bahamas (school CP), Botswana (judicial CP), Iran (judicial CP), Jamaica (judicial CP), Malaysia (school CP), Maldives (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP).
- Online school handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA): various entries updated, plus 40 new entries, covering Alabama (1), Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado (1), Florida (2), Georgia (1), Illinois (1), Kentucky (1), Maryland (1), Mississippi (4), Missouri (9), North Carolina (1), Ohio (1), Oklahoma (8), Pennsylvania (1), Texas (4).
- Online school handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): various entries updated, plus 10 new entries, covering Malaysia (4), Namibia (1), Singapore (3), South Korea (2).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- 10 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Libya: Public whippings by Al-Quaida
  • Thailand: Schoolboy caning in the class
  • United States: Two students get a locker-room spanking in Louisiana
  • United States: Paddling scenes from 1978 TV documentary
  • Venezuela: Brutal police-station flogging


30 May 2013:
- 7 new press items for 2012.
- 10 new press items for 2013.
- Country files: Updated entries for Brunei (judicial CP), China (judicial CP), United States (judicial CP).
- Country files: New entry for Sudan (school CP).
- 6 new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • South Korea: Secondary female caned in class (new improved version).
  • South Korea: A mass paddling at a boys' high school.
  • Sudan: In our first-ever school CP clip from Sudan, a senior boy is caned at the blackboard.
  • United States: A real college fraternity paddling.
  • Vietnam: Two girls and a boy receive class CP.




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