Wednesday, 16 November Borstal CP. CP for runaways absconding from Borstal was mentioned recently in a news story. There was a duty room next to the masters' room and in it was a vaulting horse, which was screwed to the floor. I was then given 12 to 13 strokes on the bare backside and I was bleeding and black and blue afterwards. You could hardly sit down.
7 Brutal Ways Sailors Were Punished Beyond 'Bread and Water' - HISTORY
In four adult men were birched in English prisons. Note a They were the last of hundreds of grown men birched on their bare buttocks over the previous hundred years. The four birchings were for offences against prison rules. This category covers the vast majority of men birched between and In the twentieth century the birch gradually came to be used more frequently in prisons until by the s it had virtually superseded the "cat".
10 Brutal Punishments That Used To Be Legal In The Military
In , the U. Navy will finally stop allowing officers to punish sailors by limiting their meals to bread and water. The Navy adopted this punishment in its early days from the British Royal Navy and continued using it long after the Royal Navy stopped using it in
The Pride parade in London is taking place on Saturday 6 July. Pride has been celebrated all over the world over the last few weeks. Two years ago in the UK, the Pride celebrations were particularly significant as marked the year anniversary since it stopped being illegal for two men to be in a relationship in England and Wales. This is called the decriminalisation of homosexuality, and meant that this wasn't going to be a crime anymore. The law changed in Northern Ireland and Scotland later, but it was never illegal for two women.