Physical Punishment

Physical punishment is any form of penalty in a judicial, educational or domestic setting that takes a physical form, by the infliction on the offender of pain, injury, discomfort or humiliation. It includes all kinds of corporal punishment, all kinds of capital punishment, and various forms of mutilation including amputation and branding, as well as imprisonment, the stocks, the pillory, running laps, and others.

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Types of Physical Punishment
... Capital punishment Death by burning Boiling to death Crucifixion Decapitation Electrocution Firing squad Flaying Gas chamber Hanging Lethal injection Stoning ...

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