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The sultan of Brunei enacted new laws punishing homosexuality with death by stoning to clean up his image as a big-spending playboy, critics say

Brunei last week introduced new laws that would see gay people stoned to death. Critics say the new move toward conservative Islam contrasts with the reputation of the country’s ruler, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, as an international playboy and big spender. Sultan Hassanal and his immediate family regularly flaunt their wealth, […]
The sultan of Brunei enacted new laws punishing homosexuality with death by stoning to clean up his image as a big-spending playboy, critics say
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Here’s a list of everyone who is boycotting or cutting ties with Brunei after it introduced new laws to punish homosexuality with death by stoning

Companies, universities, and celebrities are making moves on a boycott of Brunei-owned services after the country introduced a law making homosexuality punishable by death. Eight five-star hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei quit Twitter on Wednesday amid a vocal campaign to boycott them on social media. Virgin Australia, STA […]
Here’s a list of everyone who is boycotting or cutting ties with Brunei after it introduced new laws to punish homosexuality with death by stoning
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Inside the surreal capital city of Brunei, a tiny nation of unimaginable wealth where oil money pays for everything and half the population lives in a floating ‘water village’

Brunei is tiny, but it’s one of the richest countries in the world. Its wealth is on full display in its capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan, where oil money pays for glittering mosques and extravagant architecture. Much of the city’s population lives in a floating village, where the houses, schools, […]
Inside the surreal capital city of Brunei, a tiny nation of unimaginable wealth where oil money pays for everything and half the population lives in a floating ‘water village’