1. "Bus of shame for bad behaviour" <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/dorset/3037999.stm> "The threat of arriving at school on a pink 'punishment bus' is acting as a deterrent to badly behaved youngsters" 2. "Shoplifting causes a dilemma" <http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/en/doc/2003-10/27/content_275932.htm> "An unidentified woman was caught red-handed stealing fish and yogurt at a supermarket in Shenzhen near Hong Kong. She was forced to parade outside holding a poster reading 'I am a shameless thief.'" 3. "Mail thief to wear sign: 'I have stolen mail'" <http://www.nbc11.com/news/2006061/detail.html> "[He] must spend 100 hours in front of a post office with a sign saying 'I have stolen mail. This is my punishment.' He'll also serve two months in prison" 4. "Teen to wear blindfold for stealing adult videos" <http://www.newsnet5.com/news/3031293/detail.html> "A teen caught stealing adult videos from Popular and Adult Videos in Paine- sville will have to stand in front of the store wearing a blindfold for four hours" 5. "Man sentenced to ring bell for false alarm" <http://www.newsnet5.com/news/2789200/detail.html> "[He was] sentenced to ring a bell at several fire stations, and apologize in person to firefighters for wasting their time" 6. "Shaming the drunk drivers" <http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/09/25/1064083127648.html> "Judge William White, from Pensacola, Florida, routinely requires those convicted of driving under the influence to attach a red and yellow bumper sticker that reads: 'How is my driving? Call Toll-Free 1-866-I-SAW-YOU The Judge wants to know!!!'" 7. "Traffic offenders hopping to get back on board" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200407/s1156153.htm> "Police in the crime-ridden Colombian city of Medellin are making miscreant motorcyclists play hopscotch on a mat displaying traffic signs" 8. "Drivers made to hop like frogs" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1270801.html> "Truck drivers who are caught speeding in an Indian state are being made to hop like frogs" 9. "Bank posts details of bad debtors on website" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1079264.html> "A spokesman for the Meridian Bank said they'd been forced to take the measure because public prosecutors failed to take legal action against clients who hadn't paid their debts"
Friday, February 11, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 3:45pm