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# brunei

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# sharia laws
Brunei's ruler says death by stoning law for gay sex will not be enforced
Responding to the announcement, rights groups said it didn’t really change anything and didn’t go far enough.
# dorchester hotel
Attorney General postpones trip to Brunei-owned hotel hit with protests over anti-gay laws
Brunei’s has adopted harsh new sharia laws, including the death penalty for gay sex.
# anti-lgbt
Ireland revises travel advice to Brunei after harsh sharia laws are implemented
The new laws include death by stoning for adultery and gay sex, and amputation of hands and feet for thieves.
# Sharia Law
'A human rights pariah': Brunei implements death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
The laws will make Brunei the first country in East or Southeast Asia to have a sharia penal code at the national level.
# Elton John
Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels
The nine hotels mentioned are located in the US, Britain, France and Italy.
# Southeast Asia
'Appalling': Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery
The new law is due to come into effect next Wednesday.
# Grinch
The Sultan of Brunei has cancelled Christmas
Christmas has been banned in the tiny kingdom in a shift towards hardline Islamic law.
# PhotoGate
Roy O'Donovan was let go by his last club for pissing off the crown prince of Brunei
The Corkman had been playing under former Blackburn manager Steve Kean at DPMM FC.
# Protest
Hollywood stars boycott Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei ownership
The Sultan of Brunei introduced sharia laws that mean stoning for people found guilty of adultery and homosexuality.
# Sultan of Wings
The Sultan of Brunei's plane is in Dublin, but why?
One of three planes owned by one of the world’s wealthiest men touched down in Dublin yesterday, but nobody is entirely sure for what reason.
# London 2012
Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress
Saudi Arabia is one of three countries that has never included women in its Olympic teams, along with Qatar and Brunei.
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