Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Brunei Stoning Homosexuals , UN Disappointed

Bandar Seri Begawan - The Commission on Human Rights ( HAM ) United Nations ( UN ) expressed disappointment over the new crime legislation adopted by Brunei Darussalam . The law regulating the death penalty in violation of various norms , including homosexuals .

The application is planned to take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 today . During Brunei is known as a country that apply Islamic law in the law .

" We are very concerned about the change in Brunei Darussalam penalty , which will take effect later this month to arrange the death penalty , " said spokesman Rupert Colville of the UN Human Rights Commission , told Opposing Views , Tuesday ( 04/22/2014 ) .
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Among the offenses punishable by death , including , among others , rape , adultery , sodomy , sexual intercourse of different religions , homosexuality .

Changes made this very drastic than the previous law . Previous sanction same-sex relationships only get approximately 10 years in prison , but is now turned into a legal death by stoning or stoned to death .

The crimes such as robbery , murder , declared non - Muslims will also receive the same punishment .

" Terms kententuan these laws may encourage further violence and discrimination against women and also those who have other sexual orientation , " he added .

Brunei is more conservative than in Malaysia and Indonesia, which has a majority Muslim society . They are strictly restrict other religions and proscribing the sale and consumption of alcohol .


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