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.
Nowhere in the Quran does it stipulate any capital punishments for sodomy – by implementing the most draconian aspects of Sharia, the Sultan is closer to Isis than the Prophet
Part of the country’s interpretation of Sharia Law will also see amputation of the hands or feet introduced as punishment for robbery.
The sentence was carried out in public.
Sharia is part of the reality of many Muslim majority nations.
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