Does it take a death to regulate corporal punishment?


Jahabar Sadiq

The recent proliferation of private educational institutions, including tahfiz schools, across the country raises some important questions, such as, who regulates them and the teachers? – The Malaysian Insight pic, April 26, 2017.

“DEAR Allah, please open my parents’ hearts to allow me to transfer to another school because I cannot stand it anymore. Please, Allah, make my wishes come true.” Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gaddafi wrote in his diary recently from a tahfiz school in Johor.

But the 11-year-old schoolboy died today, days after both his legs were amputated and hours after doctors decided not to amputate one arm because of an unstable heart. 


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  • Is both party state government and federal government should set out a guidelines and laws to prevent Corporal punishment. Often parents should aware of their kids behaviour, sadly most of the parents need to get to work and often neglect their own kids.

    Posted 3 years ago by George Teh