Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Photo: Reuters

Brunei backlash: celebrities slam ‘barbaric’ laws allowing death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

  • Brunei, an absolute monarchy ruled for 51 years by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, is to implement the new penal code starting on Wednesday
  • Homosexuality is already illegal in the sultanate, but it will now become a capital offence. The law applies only to Muslims
Topic |   LGBTI

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Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Photo: Reuters
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