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ISLE OF MAN 1970s

The birch was still used for corporal punishment on the Isle of Man during the 1970s. Administered by the police to petty offenders.<br />
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Castletown. The European Court of Human Rights condemned the practice of corporal punishment using birch branches. Superintendent Alan Killip, the Isle of Man's highest ranking police officer holding a birch at Castle Rushen. A police officer administers corporal punishment to offenders. The vast majority of the population of the Isle of Man voted to maintain this form of punishment.
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THE BIRCH, THE ISLE OF MAN 1970S
The birch was still used for corporal punishment on the Isle of Man during the 1970s. Administered by the police to petty offenders.

Castletown. The European Court of Human Rights condemned the practice of corporal punishment using birch branches. Superintendent Alan Killip, the Isle of Man's highest ranking police officer holding a birch at Castle Rushen. A police officer administers corporal punishment to offenders. The vast majority of the population of the Isle of Man voted...
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Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 24 Aug 2014
Location: Isle of Mann ISLE OF MAN
Credit: Homer Sykes Copyright
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