Jamaica to abolish slavery-era flogging law

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November 15, 2012
Dayton Daily News    
Posted in News

"Jamaica is preparing to abolish a slavery-era law allowing flogging and whipping as means of punishing prisoners, the Caribbean country's justice ministry said Thursday. The ministry said the punishment hasn't been ordered by a court since 2004 but the statutes remain in the island's penal code." (11/15/12)

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