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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...

Brunei officials claim the new laws are rather preventing than punishing

Brunei foreign minister Erywan Yusof has claimed the country’s new Sharia laws according to which gay men are stoned to death and lesbians...

Brunei foreign minister tells Jeremy Hunt that they are ‘unlikely’ to...

Brunei’s foreign minister has reportedly told UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt that the Sharia law enacted in the country is ‘unlikely’ to...

Police officers face probes over waving rainbow flags for Brunei

London’s Metropolitan Police says it will investigate a clip that shows officers waving rainbow flags at an LGBT+ rights protest against the Sultan of...

The Sultan of Brunei’s Oxford degree will be reviewed

The University of Oxford has said it will review an honorary degree it awarded to the Sultan of Brunei in 1993 because he...

Labour MP Emily Thornberry demands Brunei to be chucked off the...

Labour MP and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has called on the British government to suspend Brunei from the Commonwealth if it does not...

UK government agency suspends a common project with Brunei

As The Guardian first reported, the government’s official health and safety organization Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was seeking to second a team of...

The UK’s Royal College of GPs has been urged to rescind...

The body has been urged to revoke the ‘Companion of the College’ honor that was handed to Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah in 2013,...

Billie Jean King joins Brunei boycott

Tennis star Billie Jean King has joined the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, and George Clooney in urging people to boycott Brunei-owned hotels...

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