#Brunei

  • Article: Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash

    Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 6, 2019

    But human rights activists aren’t convinced. Read more

  • Article: Multinational Banks Join Boycott of Brunei-Owned Hotels Following Anti-LGBTQ Stoning Law

    Multinational Banks Join Boycott of Brunei-Owned Hotels Following Anti-LGBTQ Stoning Law

    By Sushmita Roy|May 1, 2019

    Engaging in same-sex relations are punishable by death in eight countries around the world. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 12, 2019

    The United Nations had condemned imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more

  • Article: Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King Join Call for Hotel Boycott Over Brunei's LGBTQ Stoning Law

    Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King Join Call for Hotel Boycott Over Brunei's LGBTQ Stoning Law

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 4, 2019

    International pressure to halt the law continues. Read more

  • Article: George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    "Are we really going to help fund the murder of innocent citizens?" Read more

  • Article: Brunei Set to Stone LGBTQ People to Death Through New Law

    Brunei Set to Stone LGBTQ People to Death Through New Law

    By Joe McCarthy|March 28, 2019

    The country backed down in the face of international pressure once before. Read more