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Chronological log of changes to this website

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8 January 2019:

- Feature article Judicial Caning in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei revised amd updated.

- 15 new press items for 2017.

- Four new video clips.

- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: many entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 93 new entries, covering Alabama (3), Arkansas (3), Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho (1), Indiana (3), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (2), Maryland (1), Mississippi (10), Missouri (1), Nevada (1), North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (5), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas (private/charter) (4), Texas (districts A to M) (15), Texas (districts N to Z) (15), Virginia (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin (1).

- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for Ghana (2), Nigeria (6), Singapore (2).

- Country files: New entries for Azerbaijan (school CP), Brunei (school CP), Gambia (judicial CP).

- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (judicial CP), Australia (school CP), Bermuda (school CP), Botswana (judicial CP), Brunei (judicial CP), Germany (school CP), Kenya (judicial CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), Papua New Guinea (judicial CP), Singapore (judicial CP), Singapore (military CP), Singapore (reformatory CP), Singapore (school CP), South Africa (school CP), Tanzania (judicial CP), Uganda (school CP).

- Seven new external links for school CP in the UK.

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



24 July 2018:

- New Question and Answer on the UK in the light of Brexit.

- 28 new press items for 2017.

- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: many entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 84 new entries, covering Alabama (12), Arkansas (14), Florida (2), Indiana (3), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), Montana (1), New Jersey (1), New Mexico (1), North Carolina (3), Oklahoma (7), Pennsylvania (1), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (2), Texas (private/charter) (4), Texas (districts A to M) (14), Texas (districts N to Z) (7), Washington State (2).

- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for The Bahamas (2), Ghana (1), Malaysia (1), Nigeria (3).

- Country files: New entry for Eritrea (judicial CP).

- Country files: Updated entries for Antigua & Barbuda (judicial CP), Bolivia (school CP), Cameroon (school CP), Grenada (judicial CP), India (military CP), Malaysia (judicial CP), Malaysia (school CP), Maldives (judicial CP), Nigeria (judicial CP), Samoa (school CP), South Korea (school CP), Swaziland (school CP), Taiwan (school CP), Tanzania (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Zambia (school CP), Zimbabwe (school CP).

- A handful of new external links.

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

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

  • Maldives: Woman paddled for adultery.
  • Pakistan: Military school cadets chastised.
  • South Korea: Three high-school students receive five vigorous strokes of the cane.
  • Taiwan: 18 schoolboys caned in class.



29 March 2018:

- Video help page updated.
- 24 new press items for 2017.
- Country files: Updated entries for Australia (school CP), Barbados (school CP), Belize (judicial, prison and school CP), Botswana (judicial CP), India (school CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Jamaica (school CP), Singapore (judicial CP), Singapore (reformatory CP), United States (school CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: many entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 118 new entries, covering Alabama (5), Arkansas (7), California (1), Florida (3), Georgia (8), Indiana (4), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (5), Mississippi (9), Missouri (5), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (24), Pennsylvania (1), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (8), Texas (private/charter) (3), Texas (districts A to M) (13), Texas (districts N to Z) (12), Washington State (2).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for Ghana (3), Malaysia (5), Nigeria (4), Philippines (1), St Lucia (1), Singapore (9), Tanzania (1).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- Eight new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • India: Schoolgirls caned on the hands.
  • Jamaica: Students get a strapping on the hands.
  • Russia: Jocular whacks for a pair of army lads.
  • South Africa: Two high-school boys caned in the classroom.
  • South Africa: Youths whipped by the community.
  • South Korea: Caned at the blackboard over his jeans.
  • Vietnam: Students caned by lady teacher.


30 November 2017:

- 23 new press items for 2016.
- Country files: New entry for Sri Lanka (school CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Swaziland (school CP), United Kingdom (school CP), United States (school CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 93 new entries, covering Alabama (13), Alaska (1), Arkansas (8), Florida (1), Georgia (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi (8), Missouri (3), Montana (2), New York (1), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (1), Tennessee (5), Texas (private/charter) (2), Texas (districts A to M) (23), Texas (districts N to Z) (13).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for Pakistan (1), Swaziland (1).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- One new video clip including scenes of actual CP:

  • Malaysia: Seven schoolboys caned outdoors.


29 April 2017:
- 22 new press items for 2016.
- 7 historical press items added to the archive for 2012.
- 10 new images added to Picture Parade.
- Country files: Updated entries for Bangladesh (judicial CP), Kenya (school CP), Namibia (school CP), Peru (judicial CP), Singapore (school CP), Uganda (judicial CP), United Kingdom (reformatory CP), United Kingdom (school CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 136 new entries, covering Alabama (15), Arkansas (9), California (3), Colorado (1), Delaware (2), Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois (1), Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (9), Mississippi (12), Missouri (9), New Mexico (2), North Carolina (8), Ohio (1), Oklahoma (6), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (17), Texas (private/charter) (2), Texas (districts A to M) (8), Texas (districts N to Z) (4), Virginia (4), Washington State (1), Wyoming (1).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for Kenya (1), Philippines (1), Singapore (11), Zimbabwe (1).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- Ten new video clips, including the following scenes 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.


25 February 2017:
- New help page for readers experiencing difficulties in playing video clips on this site.
- Seven new press items for 2016.
- Country files: New entries for India (military CP).
- Country files: Updated entries for Indonesia (judicial CP), Qatar (judicial CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 84 new entries, covering Alabama (7), Arkansas (1), Florida (4), Georgia (1), Idaho (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (1), Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), North Carolina (1), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (18), Pennsylvania (8), South Carolina (2), Texas (private/charter) (11), Texas (districts A to M) (9), Texas (districts N to Z) (10).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entry for Singapore (1).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- Two new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • China: Bank staff paddled by trainer.
  • India: Mass caning of army cadets.



12 October 2016:
- Six new images added to Judicial/prison CP pictures.
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (USA), with discussion of wording used in interesting cases: several entries updated (with significant new text highlighted in yellow), plus 273 new entries, covering Alabama (8), Alaska (1), Arkansas (8), California (1), Florida (3), Georgia (19), Indiana (2), Kentucky (7), Louisiana (8), Mississippi (20), Missouri (3), New Mexico (1), North Carolina (3), Oklahoma (12), Pennsylvania (1), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (7), Texas (private/charter) (9), Texas (districts A to M) (86), Texas (districts N to Z) (70), Washington State (2), West Virginia (1).
- Online handbooks of schools that say they use CP (other countries): new entries for Bahamas, The (1), Barbados (6), Ghana (6), Grenada (1), Malaysia (1), Nigeria (3), Northern Marianas (1), Pakistan (1), Philippines (1), Singapore (4), South Africa (1), Zambia (1).
- 26 new press items for 2016.
- 11 historical press items added to the archive: from 1950 (2), 1951, 1987, 2003, 2010, 2011 (2), 2012 (2), 2013.
- External links (Fraternity, fun, folklore): 2 new entries.
- Country files: Updated entries for Anguilla (school CP), Australia (school CP), Bahamas, The (judicial CP), Bahamas, The (school CP), Barbados (school CP), Canada (domestic CP), Ghana (school CP), Indonesia (judicial CP), Malaysia (school CP), New Zealand (school CP), Thailand (reformatory CP), Thailand (school CP), Uganda (school CP), United Kingdom (judicial CP), United States (school CP), Zimbabwe (judicial CP).
- All external links across the site checked and updated/weeded where necessary.
- Eight new video clips, including the following scenes of actual CP:

  • Brazil: Extrajudicial bare-bottom paddling by police.
  • China: Five teenagers bend over a chair for a light paddling.
  • India: Police canings of malefactors in a city street.
  • South Africa: Mass caning of high-school girls.
  • South Korea: A secondary boy receives a firm paddling in front of the class.
  • Taiwan: Four teenage swimmers soundly caned by sports coach on the steps of their school.
  • Thailand: Novice monk gets a caning at Buddhist temple school.





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