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Sabah probes report of teacher who stapled pupil’s ear

Education director says the teacher will be sent for counselling, and talks will be held with school officials and the parents.

Maszlee concerned over tahfiz school’s unusual punishments

The education minister responds to reports that a religious school in Sarawak is recommending punishments which include pouring excrement on students.

FIFA introduces harsher punishment for racist behaviour

FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games and will allow players to make victim statements and participate in the proceedings.

Sterling calls for 9-point racism penalty

The Manchester City forward has become increasingly outspoken on racism in football.

Lawyer calls for review of laws that don’t deliver justice

Abdul Rashid Ismail says the imperfections of the criminal justice system result in the poor who face the death penalty often getting the short end of the stick.

Sweden moves to criminalise terror group membership

Under Sweden's new law, those that join a terror organisation will be punished. This new law comes after the deadly terror attack in 2017.

Underperforming Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat bugs

Labour conditions in China have often been described by activists as harsh and unforgiving, with workers having to work excessive hours and live in cramped quarters on meagre wages.

Lawyers decry charge against fish delivery worker for insulting cops

Syahredzan Johan and Fadiah Nadwa Fikri say it’s unfair to use the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 on him, and that the punishment meted out is harsh

Quake, tsunami in Indonesia God’s punishment for LGBT, says Zahid

The Bagan Datuk MP claims the punishment arose as there are more than 1,000 people in Palu involved in LGBT activities.

Snares cause havoc to wildlife

During first seven months of year, 26 wildlife species, such as tapir, sun bear, serow, sambar deer and deer were found dead after being caught in snares.

Lawyers speak out against long remand on white collar crime suspects

Judges urged to balance between personal liberty of an individual yet to be proven guilty, and the duty of the police to investigate a crime.

China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

Xi has accrued more power than any of his immediate predecessors and has intensified efforts to ensure cadres are loyal, disciplined, upright and honest.

Ex-CJ: Amend minor offences law to increase penalty

It is time the law is amended to increase the punishment to reflect the changing times, says Abdul Hamid Mohamad.

UN aid chief backs stepping up sanctions on South Sudan

Sanctions, asset freezes, and travel bans have all been suggested as punitive action to be taken on South Sudanese leaders.

Spartak get stadium ban for racism, Zenit fined US$1,600

Spartak Moscow received a partial stadium ban for their fans' racist insults against Tosno's Nuno Rocha, while Zenit Saint Petersburg were fined for Nazi slogans chanted in a match against Anzhi Makhachkala.

‘Cut off hands’: Mexican presidential candidate’s plan to deter thieves

The idea is unlikely to gain much support in Congress, but if it were adopted would be a major shift in approach for Mexico, which prohibits the death penalty and torture.

4 detained in Aceh for alleged gay sex, face 100 lashes

Secular Indonesia is predominantly Muslim but ultra-conservative Aceh is the only province to follow sharia, or Islamic law, and criminalise gay sex.

Xi warns Taiwan will face ‘punishment of history’ for separatism

China's hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen, a member of the island's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party.

Prison a training school for crime, says Zahid

Home minister says rehabilitation programmes are more effective than placing offenders behind bars.

New guidelines on punishments needed, say teachers union

NUTP secretary-general Harry Tan wants latest guidelines to state types of punishment allowed so that there would not be any misunderstanding with parents.

Teachers, just follow the rules

They should refer difficult students to the headmaster or discipline master for an unbiased decision and appropriate punishment.

Are we raising a pampered generation?

Writer says case of 'Cikgu Azizan' being charged with causing hurt after disciplining errant student is one of parents having the wrong priorities.

Teacher on trial for punishing student: NUTP rallies support

Union says it has appointed a lawyer for Cikgu Azizan, and calls for all teachers to be at Seremban court house in a show of support.

‘Only the mentally unsound would link floods with karma’

Amanah leader Khalid Samad meanwhile says it is wrong to make sweeping conclusions as floods have also struck other states such as Kedah and Kelantan.