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 (under moratorium); 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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Deleted by LGBTsoutheastasian. grammar correction

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NoteDeath penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced, under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.Death penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.
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Death penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced, under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women. (under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.

Revision by LGBTsoutheastasian. added

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NoteDeath 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.Death penalty for married men caught in having homosexual offenses (unenforced, under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.
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Death 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. (unenforced, under moratorium); 100 lashes for unmarried men. 40 strokes of the cane or maximum 10 years of imprisonment for women.

Revision by danlev. Revert abuse

Old Value New Value
ValueLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Note[EDIT REMOVED]Death 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.
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[EDIT REMOVED] Death 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.
Reports (1)
  • Other "General error! Brunei does not appear on equality index but Afghanistan appears twice"

Revision by KYSSSSS. Whysussiid

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal (death penalty as punishment)Legal
Reports (2)
  • Other "Wtf is this?"
  • Status is not correct "Spam"

Revision by KYSSSSS. EQUALDEX RACIST

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NoteDeath 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.[EDIT REMOVED]
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Death 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. [EDIT REMOVED]

Revision by LGBT_southeastasian

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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.
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Starting April 3rd, 2019, new penal code instituted by the Sultan will include death by stoning to those caught and convicted of homosexual offenses Death 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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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/28/brunei-brings-in-death-by-stoning-as-punishment-for-gay-sex https://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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  • Status is not correct "I believe due to international pressure they changed it "

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