Entry #9991: Homosexual activity in Brunei

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RegionBrunei
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start DateMar 28, 2019
End Datenow
DescriptionDeath penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.
Sourceshttps://www.agc.gov.bn/aGc%20images/Laws/Gazette_pdf/2013/en/syariah%20penal%20code%20order2013.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/28/brunei-brings-in-death-by-stoning-as-punishment-for-gay-sex https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/05/05/asia/brunei-lgbt-death-penalty-intl/index.html


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NoteStarting April 3rd, 2019, new penal code instituted by the Sultan will include death by stoning to those caught and convicted of homosexual offensesDeath penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/28/brunei-brings-in-death-by-stoning-as-punishment-for-gay-sexhttps://www.agc.gov.bn/aGc%20images/Laws/Gazette_pdf/2013/en/syariah%20penal%20code%20order2013.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/28/brunei-brings-in-death-by-stoning-as-punishment-for-gay-sex https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/05/05/asia/brunei-lgbt-death-penalty-intl/index.html

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