Fletching involves making arrows or darts that are aerodynamically stabilized with materials such as feathers.
Mutiny on the high seas is a crime involving the overthrow of the authority on a ship by a group of like-minded people, usually military.
Until 1998, mutiny and failing to report or suppress a mutiny were theoretically punishable by death in the UK (although no executions had been carried out for several decades), but section 21 of the new Human Rights Act abolished all forms of the death penalty in the UK.
In the first half of the 20th century, there were several compulsory sterilization programs around the world that forced people thought to have defective genetic traits to be surgically sterilized.
Countries with such programs included Canada, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Japan, India, China, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA.
It has now been recognised as a crime against humanity by the International Criminal Court if carried out as part of a widespread or systematic practice.
A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry, details the sterilization programme instituted in India in the 1970s.