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Brunei Confirms ‘Stone the Gays’ Law

Brunei Confirms ‘Stone the Gays’ Law

The Sultan of Brunei has confirmed that the country will be phasing in its new penal code that includes capital punishment, in some cases death by stoning, for acts including gay sex. The laws were planned to come into effect on April 22nd, but were postponed after they attracted widespread controversy and comments of concern […]

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Brunei Delays Law Allowing Stoning for Gay Sex

Brunei Delays Law Allowing Stoning for Gay Sex

The introduction of Brunei’s new penal code that includes stoning as a punishment for sodomy has been delayed. The new laws were planned to be implemented on April 22nd. According to the Brunei Times, Jauyah Zaini, assistant director of Brunei’s Islamic Legal Unit has said that the implementation of the law was postponed “due to […]

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