Tag Archives: Brunei

Russell Crowe Rejects Brunei Boycott

The New York Post reports that the Sultan-owned Beverly Hotel is now a ghost town and hundreds of workers have been taken off the schedule “Business really began dropping off six weeks ago,” one employee told me. “We knew it was coming. But then it exploded with the celebrity boycott.” Much of the 650-person staff has been told to stay …

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HRC: Boycott Brunei’s Hotels

“There are a number of hotels and venues in the Los Angeles area that aren’t owned by foreign leaders and governments that allow for the execution of its LGBT citizens. We’re encouraging members of the LGBT community and our allies to consider those options instead of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air––which are part of the Sultan’s Dorchester …

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BRUNEI: Sharia Laws Begin Tomorrow

The first stage of Brunei’s brutal set of Sharia laws goes into effect tomorrow. The third and final stage, which calls for death by stoning for committing homosexual acts, goes into effect in 2015. The move – delayed from last week – came from the Sultan. “Today… I place my faith in and am grateful to Allah the almighty to …

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LGBT Donor Conference Moved From Hotel Owned By Brunei Over Stoning Law

The Gill Action Fund has moved a conference planned for next month out of the tony Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei’s institution of death by stoning for homosexuality. The hotel is owned by the sultan of Brunei. The Washington Blade reports: Kirk Fordham, executive director of Gill Action, informed the Blade that a new venue would be chosen in the …

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United Nations Condemns Brunei For Death By Stoning Sharia Laws

Next week Brunei will institute a set of brutal Sharia laws that demand death by stoning for homosexual acts, adultery, rape, murder, and for declaring oneself to be a non-Muslim.  The United Nations today condemned the coming laws. “Application of the death penalty for such a broad range of offenses contravenes international law,” said Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the Office …

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