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George Clooney to continue boycotting Brunei

George Clooney has welcomed news that Brunei is actually not going to practically implement all the points of the newly-enacted Sharia laws,...

Brunei will not execute gay people

The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah has said that the country will not enforce the death penalty for gay sex, as the...

JPMorgan joins Brunei boycotts

Financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has banned staff from staying in the Brunei-owned hotels after this country implemented barbaric Sharia law, which is in...

Shell oil company speaks for LGBT rights in Brunei

Royal Dutch Shell, which owns and operates Shell gas stations, is being urged to use its influence in Brunei to improve the lives of...

European Parliament backs calls for sanctions against Brunei

The European Parliament has backed calls for asset freezes and visa bans over Brunei’s new penal code based on Sharia law, in part including...

Brunei continues to defend Sharia law

Brunei has issued a letter defending its new policy imposing the death penalty for gay sex, claiming that it exists only formally, and...

UK pays money to train the Brunei officers

British police were paid £150,000 to provide training to officers in Brunei who may now be involved in imposing anti-gay laws, according to The...

One more university revokes Sultan of Brunei’s degree

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has revoked an honor given to the Sultan of Brunei as the introduction of the barbaric Sharia...

Trans teen from Brunei applies for asylum in Canada

Zoella Zayce—who is 19-years-old—is currently living in a basement apartment in Vancouver while she awaits a decision on her claim for asylum, CBC reports....

University of Aberdeen revokes Sultan of Brunei’s degree

The University of Aberdeen has revoked an honorary degree given to the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah in an “unprecedented” move as he imposed...

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