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Getting Caned in Singapore

so you're worried about getting caned in Singapore... SO Caning, as a form of legally sanctioned corporal punishment for convicted criminals, was first introduced to Singapore and Malaysia (both then part of British Malaya) during the British colonial period. It was formally codified under the Straits Settlements Penal Code Ordinance IV. i am a At Don't worry about it Females are exempt from caning Female Male i am maximum number inflicted at one time: c uhXoh! 10 for juvenile (24 for adult below over 50 yrs old 50 yrs old caning inflicted only if medical officer present and certifies 8 offender fit. have you been sentenced to death? you're ok * YES i if during caning, MO certifies offender not fit, must stop. * well sort of. you're not getting the cane. NO i wanna be violent non-violent be more specific? i'm planning a .. are you.. Trespassing Murder Piracy Illegal Immigrant Lurking house - trespass with intention of causing hurt or having caused grievous hurt attacking and robbing ships at sea, not illegal down- loading that would be terrifying you MAY get caned at least 3 (but either way you will probably die) 145678 9 10 11 12 minimum 1 minimum 12 NO Possession or use of I wanna.. corrosive and explosive substances Kidnapping Sexual Assault Deface public property Deal Drugs TNT o to 24 strokes you MAY get caned minimum 6 at least 3 at least 2 Unlawful possession of arms or ammunition/ trafficking in arms Extortion Robbery Unauthorized manufacturing of drugs Sale/transport/ delivery/distribution/ import of fireworks putting person in fear of injury/grievous hurt/death in order to commit Theft through the use of physical force or fear against a victim minimum 6 extortion successful - at least 12 CTITTIII| 123456 789 10 11 12 Belonging to a gang of robbers unsuccessful - 6 for an attempt minimum 1 minimum 5 minimum 1 123456 minimum 6 Ah, but if you belong to a wandering gang of thieves minimum 4 Robbery implies the use or threat of force, thieving does not. * For the crimes that have a range of minimum-maximum strokes, the number of strokes in these cases depends on the judge's discretion, which is based on factors such as the severity of the crime. Every stroke was a stroke of hell, J. which I will never forget as long as I live. - An account from Amnesty Int'll Caning - the most , dreaded punishment - Straits Times 7 September 1974 rattan cane legal size shall not exceed half an inch (1.27 cm) in diameter and 1.2 metres in length. 1.27 cm 2 3 4 56 7 89 10 1 12345 6 7 89 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3 2345 678 9 4 1.2 metres Other countries that have caning are former British colonies: Singapore, Barbados, Botswana, Brunei, Swaziland, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Zimbabwe. Judicial whipping/caning is employed in many countries with Islamic legal systems, including Iran & Saudi Arabia. 2888888888 From January-November 2009 4228 convicted persons were sentenced to caning and 99.8% of caning sentences were carried out. Physical effects of caning Boom. shaka.. Laka!.. Ouchh. Power Power Help When the rattan hits the bare buttocks, the skin disintegrates, leaving a white line nd then a blood. The skin at the point of contact is usually split open and, after three strokes, the buttocks will be covered in blood. * After fifteen strokes, the skin will be gone and the flesh will fly. At the end of the caning those who receive more than three lashes are usually in a state of shock. Many will collapse, but the medical officer and his team of assistants are on hand to revive them and to apply antiseptic to the caning wounds. References (for the descriptions about the effects of caning) An Appeal to Use the Rod Sparingly: A Dispassionate Analysis of the Use of Caning in Singapore by MARK LIM FUNG CHIAN Lecture notes taken by law student, Daniel Chen, during a lecture by Prof. Michael Hor, National University of Singapore, 2010 2009 Human Rights Report: Singapore This infographic was researched by The Patatas and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Singapore License. Illustrated/designed by Winston Cangsuco and researched by Alyssa Goh and Tan Yeehui. The PaTATas BY NO SA we've got eyes everywhere 8

Getting Caned in Singapore

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An info-graphics about the history and essential information on caning in Singapore. How to get caned and how many strokes per crime committed.


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