The Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah has controversially strengthened his nation’s sharia laws. Photo: EPA

Brunei accused of ‘abusive lobbying’ ahead of EU vote on death penalties for gays and adultery

  • On Thursday members of the European Parliament will vote on a resolution that ‘strongly condemns’ the laws, which allow for sodomy to be punished by stoning to death
  • But before that, Brunei officials visited members’ offices unannounced with a letter defending the Southeast Asian nation’s sharia laws
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The Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah has controversially strengthened his nation’s sharia laws. Photo: EPA
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