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Teacher In Japan Caught On Camera Slapping A Student Multiple Times

In a video posted to YouTube on Monday a volleyball teacher at Hamamatsu Nittai Senior High School in Japan is seen hitting a student's face at least 13 times in 16 seconds.

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According to the school, the teacher has admitted to the abuse, saying: "I wanted to shake him up, but I went about it the wrong way."

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"Don't joke around, kid! Do you understand? You're stupid," the teacher is heard yelling in the video as he repeatedly slaps the student's face, according to Agence France-Presse.

The assistant principal of Hamamatsu Nittai Senior High School told the AFP the teacher had also beaten another student on the same day.

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