Parading Tashhir Penalty in Old Ottoman Criminal Law Klasik Dönem Osmanlı Devletinde Teşhir Cezası

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International Journal of Science Culture and Sport, vol.3, no.6, pp.447-456, 2015 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.144486/ijscs411
  • Title of Journal : International Journal of Science Culture and Sport
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-456


The aim of this essay is to determine which crimes were punished with tasshir, how its procedure was, how it changed and which type of penalty it was, in Old Ottoman. In principle, parading penalty (tashhir) is a ta’zir punishment that means discretionary, corrective punishment. In addition this punishment was carried out as a complementary (tekmili) penalty, additional (tebei) penalty and psychological (nefsi) penalty in old Ottoman. In principle, this punishment was legal and it was executed to everyone in public. In Ottoman State, twelve crimes were punished with parading penalty. These are being false witness, being a pander, beating, behaving immorally, rebeling, making environmental pollution, waylaying, and stealing, damaging national monopoly, not performing religious duties, drunkenness and not performing army duties.