A petition to the Malaysian Government – The Cabinet
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Malaysians call for corporal punishment to be banned in ALL schools
The death of 11-year-old schoolboy Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi , who was allegedly abused by his school warden has painfully showed us that corporal punishment has no place in schools. His prayers and pleas as he endured suffering from being beaten on his legs are a stark testimony that no child must ever again experience such abuse and humiliation or death. His pleas to his parents to rescue him are testimony to his suffering in a place that has been his second home.
We, the citizens of Malaysia echo SUHAKAM‘s (National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) call to reform laws to introduce a clear ban on corporal punishment in all educational institutions as a matter of policy. Read more