As it was sufficiently effective but usually left no visible or relevant injuries, bastinado was often used as an alternative for female slaves with higher market value.
Since his last report, he is aware of new allegations that include: the severe beating of Murat Pepic in front of a crowd during the 2002 New Year celebrations in Tutin Serbia ; Milan Milanovic, beaten by police when they intervened at a party in Belgrade Serbia ; March 2002, Nenad Miljkovic, beaten in Leskovac police station Serbia , including falaka with baseball bats; five young Muslim-Bosniak men, beaten by the police in a village near Berane Montenegro , August 2002; Nenad Tasic fell into a coma during a beating by police in Vranje Serbia , August 2002; Nikola Maljkovic, beaten by police in Belgrade on 27 October 2002 following his arrest as part of an investigation into the murder of a senior police officer; and two Roma juveniles beaten by police in Niksic police station Montenegro on 14 November 2002.
References to bastinado have been hypothesised to also be found in the Prov.
The receiving person usually remains able to walk without help right after the punishment.
When "Gonzo" journalist ran an unsuccessful campaign for Sheriff of , in 1970, he said his plan for dealing with the illicit drug trade was that "My first act as Sheriff will be to install, on the courthouse lawn, a bastinado platform and a set of stocks in order to punish dishonest dope dealers in a proper public fashion.
The receiving person is forced to be and of the feet are placed in an exposed position.