Brunei backs straight down on homosexual death penalty after backlash

Brunei backs straight down on homosexual death penalty after backlash

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Reuters) – Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday stretched a moratorium regarding the death penalty to legislation that is incoming homointercourseual intercourse, trying to temper a worldwide backlash led by a-listers such as for instance George Clooney and Elton John.

The tiny Southeast country that is asian an outcry whenever it rolled away its interpretation of Islamic legislation, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning.

Brunei has consistently defended its straight to implement the statutory laws and regulations, aspects of that have been first used in 2014 and that have been rolled call at stages since that time. Continue reading “Brunei backs straight down on homosexual death penalty after backlash”