Human rights groups were quick to express horror at the penal code, which will also order amputation as a punishment for theft. The New York Times. Brunei halts plan to punish gay sex with death by stoning Following an international uproar, sultan says Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex, adultery and rape. CNN A new law which comes into effect from next week will punish homosexual sex and adultery with death in the small southeast Asian kingdom of Brunei. Retrieved 25 June
System based on religious and common law.
The Pilot. With more international pressure, the small nation said it has no plans to halt the law. Sign up for our Newsletter.
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