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Brazil: Senator Suggests Whipping for Lazy Prisoners

Brazilian journalist Marco Antônio Araujo, from the blog O Provocador (The Provocateur), says [pt], with irony, that he is “in favor of whipping thugs who don't work” but suggests “that these measures are firstly tested in Congress”.  His post criticises the idea of Senator Reditário Cassol of whipping prisoners who refuse to work in jail.

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