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Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child: Michael Fay's Caning in Singapore

ADST | Posted 08.19.2016 | World

During the spring of 1994, Americans were gripped by an incident in Singapore which unexpectedly became a cause celebre: the caning of Michael Fay, who was sentenced for his role in vandalizing property in Singapore.

Women In The Muslim World Need Genuine Reform

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Is misogyny prevalent and gaining traction in the Muslim world and why did most women vote for Islamists in Middle East elections?

Airline Passenger Faces Caning For Groping Flight Attendant

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

A Ukrainian man is facing punishment for allegedly groping a Singapore Airlines flight attendant last month, The Straits Times reported. Sierkov S...

Woman Caned For Adultery Outside Indonesian Mosque

Posted 06.12.2011 | World

A 34-year-old Indonesian woman was caned in front of a mosque after being caught having extramarital affairs while divorcing her husband. Irdayant...

Woman Dies From Caning Injuries Over 'Affair' With Stepson

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Bangladeshis -- including a Muslim cleric -- have been arrested after a local woman who had been caned for allegedly having an extramarital affair...

A Politically-Polarized Sesquicentennial

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we are indeed currently politically divided and somewhat polarized, this is actually our normal state as a nation -- and on the polarization scale, we're nowhere near the "most divided" we've ever been. Far from it.

Malaysian Woman Caned For Having Extramarital Sex: 'I Deserved It'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of three women caned in Malaysia last week for having extramarital sex has spoken about the experience. "On the day I was caned, I was scared b...