Brunei denies gay discrimination despite sodomy stoning law
Brunei said Friday it does not discriminate against people's "sexual orientation" despite a new sharia criminal code that includes death by stoning for gay sex and adultery.
Brunei won't enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash
Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics Monday called for harsh sharia laws to be abandoned entirely.
Protesters target London's Dorchester Hotel over Brunei anti-gay laws
Dozens of anti-discrimination demonstrators massed on Saturday outside the Brunei-owned luxury Dorchester Hotel in London over the southeast Asian country's adoption of harsh new sharia laws, including death for gay sex. Led by human rights activist Peter Tatchell, up to 100 people gathered outside the Park Lane hotel, many armed with rainbow flags, placards and…
UN slams 'inhuman' Brunei law on stoning for adultery, gay sex
The United Nations decried Monday new "cruel and inhuman" laws set to take effect in Brunei this week which impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery, and amputations for theft.
Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, authorities said, under a strict Sharia law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism.