Suhakam calls for corporal punishment in schools to be scrapped


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 27 Apr 2017

PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has renewed calls to abolish corporal punishment in schools following the death of 11-year-old schoolboy Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi, who was allegedly abused.

"Suhakam wishes to remind the Government that corporal punishment is a violation of a child's rights under the Convention of the Rights of the Child," Suhakam chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail (pic) said in a statement Thursday.

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