Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, a Malaysian model & mother is sentenced to 6 lashes for drinking beer. Drinking alcohol is illegal for Kartika because she is a Malaysian Muslim. Non-Muslims in Malaysia can drink alcoholic beverages all they want to because they are not subject to Shariah law. Check out this video:
Did the end of that video really say Malaysia leaders insist the purpose is to educate, rather than punish?
Check out these photos:
These are rattan canes for flogging.
This is a person being caned & the wounds after it was done:
Another person being caned.
How is this educational? Michael Fay sure didn't learn his lesson from those 4 lashes he received. He was in & out of trouble with the law for a few years once he came back to the states. He has even claimed that his drug abuse, “made him forget what happened in Singapore.”