Brunei. In April, the Sultan, as well as Prime Minister
Hassanal Bolkiah, announced that the country would now begin
to apply the most severe penalties (including stoning)
within the framework of Sharia law, which began to apply in
2014. Among these are the death penalty for rape, adultery,
homosexuality, homosexual acts, the Prophet Muhammad.
Lesbian sex should provide punishment (40 strokes) and up to
ten years in prison. For theft, the penalty is amputation.
CountryAAH, the news aroused outrage and American celebrities called
for a boycott of the luxury Dorchester hotel in London and
the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, both owned by the
Sultan. In early May, the Sultan said in a speech that the
death penalty would not begin to be applied. Gay acts are
already banned in Brunei and can give up to ten years in