caning of Michael Fay by Gopal Baratham

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Published by KRP Publications in Singapore .

Written in English

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  • Singapore.


  • Fay, Michael Peter, 1975-,
  • Flagellation -- Singapore.

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StatementGopal Baratham.
LC ClassificationsHV8621.S55 B37 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1261325M
ISBN 109810057474
LC Control Number94943704

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Michael Peter Fay (born ), better known simply as Michael Fay, is an American citizen who was the subject of international attention in when he was sentenced to six strokes of the cane in Singapore for theft and vandalism at age Fay pleaded guilty; however, he later maintained that he was advised that such a plea would preclude caning and that his Nationality: American.

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Caning of Michael Fay. Singapore: KRP Publications, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Michael Peter Fay; Michael Peter Fay; Michael Fay: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gopal Baratham.

The year-old American who was caned in Singapore for vandalism said today that the bleeding it caused was "like a bloody nose." The teen-ager, Michael P. Fay, said in an interview that the four. out of 5 stars The caning of M Fay. Reviewed in the United States on November 5, Verified Purchase.

A good insight into a very contriversal subject, at the time it happened. Don't buy the book if you want the juicy bits, its mostly political. Read 5/5(1).

Michael P. Fay was an adult (aged 18), had four strokes of the cane applied to his buttocks for theft and vandalism in Singapore, and caning of Michael Fay book hands with the person who applied the cane when punishment was complete.

Many Americans believed this was a. Michael Fay was charged with spray painting cars and other acts of vandalism. The punishment for vandalism in Singapore is caning. He spent 83 days in jail and suffered four strokes with a rattan cane. But Michael Fay says he's innocent. He joins us in Washington to tell us his story, for the first time on television.

Fay's father vowed to call for a boycott of Singapore-and a formal review of its most-favored-nation trade status. But the caning never became an international : Newsweek Staff. This one, "The Caning of Michael Fay," concentrated on the personal aspects, the punishment, and the sociology, while another focused on Singapore's standing in the international political community as the events unfolded.

Gopal Baratham, the author of this book, is a neurosurgeon and Singaporean novelist. President Clinton's appeals for clemency prompted Singapore to reduce Fay's caning sentence to four strokes from six. Fay said he wanted to sell his story as a book or a movie, not for the money Author: MICHAEL ARKUS.

The Caning of Michael Fay: The Inside Story by a Singaporean (), a documentary book by Gopal Baratham published in the wake of the controversial caning of Michael P.

Fay. It concentrates on the personal aspects, the punishment and the sociology of caning in Singapore. Rush Limbaugh laughed back in that Michael Fay deserved this “spanking”. Caning is torture. It is a crime itself. It vandalizes the human body.

Civilized nations have long abandoned the whipping post. Ironically, Limbaugh got himself into a drug mess. In Singapore, Limbaugh could have his fat buttocks caned. : The caning of Michael Fay () by Baratham, Gopal and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.1/5(1).

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Fay kept calling us, not surprisingly, wanting us to stop the caning. Then one time he told us somebody had sent him a letter or an e-mail detailing in a very sadistic fashion what caning was like. Good. Pages. The story of Michael's bare bottom caning in old Singapore.

Baratham claims to be a liberal but that is by Singaporean standards. Although opposed to caning in principle (an unpopular view in Singapore) he defends Mike's caning on the grounds that it would be special treatment to exempt him.

This book is not politically Author: Gopal Baratham. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The caning of Michael Fay at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. The cover of the 'Caning of Michael Fay' pictures an offender being caned -- strapped to an A-shaped trestle and with bared buttocks.

There are three bloody welts on each cheek. The Singapore Prisons Department said the American, Michael P. Fay, "was examined by the prison's doctor after the caning and found to be in satisfactory condition" at the prison where he is.

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Ina mini diplomatic crisis erupted between Singapore and the United States. An year-old American teenager, Michael Peter Fay, was to spend four months in. This, together with the information that Fay sat down when he met a US consular official the day after his caning, contrasts with some of the more lurid descriptions of Singapore caning ("bits of flesh fly with each stroke", etc.) that had been carried in the western press after the sentence was first announced.

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“Half the book is underlined,” the Associated Press quoted. KETTERING, Ohio (Reuter) - A U.S. teen-ager whose caning in Singapore for vandalism briefly upset relations between the two countries has given a rare first-hand description by a foreigner of the his first description of the caning, Michael Fay told Reuters in an interview that prison officials said he shouted, "I'm dying," when the first stroke was delivered but he could.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Your editorial about "Singapore's message to Michael" (May 6) hit the nail right on the head. Michael Fay pleaded guilty to the crime he committed. He deserved to be punished and Americans knew that.

(Voiceover) This is the punishment that awaits Michael Fay if his appeal for clemency is denied by Singapore's president. The year-old high school senior, who was living in Singapore with his mother and stepfather, was sentenced to such harsh punishment for committing acts of vandalism--spray-painting and throwing eggs at cars.

Michael Peter Fay (born ) is an American who briefly shot to worldwide fame when he was sentenced to caning in Singapore as an year-old in for theft and vandalism. Caning is a routine court sentence in Singapore but most Americans were unfamiliar with it, and Fay's case was the first caning involving an American citizen.

Michael Fay Describes His Caning. ByReuters News Service. Read preview. Article excerpt. Michael Fay, whose caning in Singapore for vandalism briefly upset its relations with the United States, said the ordeal "burned all through" his body. Fay received four lashes with a cane seven weeks ago.

He said the beating had left three dark. Michael Peter Fay (born ) is an American who briefly gained international attention when he was sentenced to caning in Singapore as an year-old in for theft and vandalism.

Caning is a routine court sentence in Singapore but most Americans were unfamiliar with it, and Fay's case was believed to be the first caning involving. Michael Fay's father and stepmother called me the other night to discuss my recent column concerning Michael's caning in Singapore.

Like most people who depend on the media for information, I had. There was even talk of a book or movie deal which did not materialize largely because the O.J. Simpson car chase and subsequent murder trial stole the American public's attention for so long that Fay's caning paled by comparison.

In Michael Fay suffered burns to his hands and face after a butane incident, he was subsequently admitted to a. American teenager Michael Fay grabbed headlines in when he was sentenced to 83 days in a Singapore prison and six strokes of a cane for spray.

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Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. President Clinton actually made a plea on the troubled teen’s behalf, which is interesting because Michael Fay doesn’t have breasts. On May 5,Fay got what was coming to him (he later said the caning caused only minimal bleeding on his fleshy rear).

That June, Mike was released from prison and returned to the U.S. to live with his father.Michael Fay “Everyone has the right to chose how they live and die. Each person has value and is worthy of respect, has basic rights and freedoms and the power to control his or her destiny” --Voluntary Euthanasia Society In a truly free society, you own your life, and your only obligation is to respect the rights of others.The caning of Michael Fay.

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