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Brunei defends law punishing gay sex with death by stoning

CBS News Friday, 12 April 2019
The country says there has been a "misconception" in international understanding of the law
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Brunei introduced full Sharia law in April 2019, making gay sex, adultery and other offences punishable by stoning to death. The move has resulted in mass condemnation and boycotts around the world of Brunei-affiliated businesses.

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