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Brunei to Implement Shariah Law, Including Amputations and Stoning


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The Sultan of Brunei announced the imposition of the Shariah Penal Code starting April 1, 2014.

The Sultan of Brunei announced the imposition of the Shariah Penal Code starting April 1, 2014.
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The official statement then quoted the Sultan, declaring that those who criticize and mock the Sultan and his decisions may be the first to experience the new Shariah penal code punishments.

Lori Lowenthal Marcus

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is a contributor to the JewishPress.com. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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  1. they are going backwards

  2. Karen Bryant says:

    A spreading cancer.

  3. Bernard Baum says:

    Let’s give them a hand….ah….nothing like progress

  4. Dana Feltner says:

    Let’s see how that hope & change works out,!

  5. ThomasKnaack says:

    Add a comment…Ignorant muslim scum…the ignorance of these people and the violence….we should be allowed to shoot these scum on site…they are useless, violent cultists.

  6. Thomas Knaack says:

    Add a comment…Ignorant muslim scum…the ignorance of these people and the violence….we should be allowed to shoot these scum on site…they are useless, violent cultists.

  7. Living in the 7 th century.

  8. James Capers says:

    Why would any intelligent community do that?

  9. the so called religion of peace ha ha .the law of the torah is the only law that is just and true it is the law of the true and liveing god the god of israel who is god who created all things amen.

  10. Mark my words if we keep electing idiots like Obama and then Hilary this headline will say ” US adopts shariah law!”.

  11. Mark my words if we keep electing idiots like Obama and then Hilary this headline will say ” US adopts shariah law!”.

  12. Best just nuke them now before it spreads to the rest of the morons around the world

  13. Best just nuke them now before it spreads to the rest of the morons around the world

  14. I bet the left wing feminists support their decision

  15. I bet the left wing feminists support their decision

  16. Poor bastards!!
    No more freedom for Brunei

  17. they could start with the Saudi father who raped and killed his daughter

  18. Primitive, draconian, neanderthalic

  19. and our human rights organisations are where?? is there no perssure to bear on them? hmm why?

  20. Ronnie Pleet says:

    The UN ? Worthless.

  21. And we parade around championing things they would kill us for doing….and how the hell is this happening? Is this sanctioned by “International” law? I’m not endorsing by any stretch….nor do I champion the populist bs causes…but this is ridiculous while Jews and Christians are being killed? Mind boggling!

  22. The harsh reality of these practices is the complete uneveness and hypocrisy of the participants, the acts they wamt commit agaianst there fellow citizens is a much more horrific crime than many of the things the people could be punished for , most of all where is the room for true justice after they commit these atrosities and find the person was mis identified or out right innocent, shouldn

  23. Jŧ Nuckolls says:

    Clearly, this country desires ZERO TOURISM $$$.

  24. It’s his country, no?

  25. I GUESS THAT MEANS YOU ALSO ALLOW RAPE, MURDER, WOMAN AND CHILD ABUSE, SODOMY AND SEX WITH ANIMALS. YOU ALL NEED TO CATCH VD AND HAVE YOUR THING ROT AND FALL OFF.

  26. Taking the law in their on hands, let’s see what happens when the Lord Intervenes!!!

  27. JohnHughes928 says:

    Must be nice not to get stoned because you can simply marry your potential mistress rather than committing adultery like most dirt-bags. Tis good to be King.

  28. DixieVangelisti says:

    Well, we’re just a little tyrant aren’t we…and it’s always the women who get the brunt of it all. I wonder what would happen if other countries just made it possible for ALL the Bruneians that wanted to leave the country to just leave. Shariah Law is so sick and inhumane…!!!! A really mentally ill person came up with Shariah.

  29. Must be nice not to get stoned because you can simply marry your potential mistress rather than committing adultery like most dirt-bags. Tis good to be King.

  30. Well, we're just a little tyrant aren't we…and it's always the women who get the brunt of it all. I wonder what would happen if other countries just made it possible for ALL the Bruneians that wanted to leave the country to just leave. Shariah Law is so sick and inhumane…!!!! A really mentally ill person came up with Shariah.

  31. DeborahMgedzi519 says:

    What a pity. Where are we really going? God will punish us as we disfigure his beautiful created people. Rethink about this Shariah

  32. What a pity. Where are we really going? God will punish us as we disfigure his beautiful created people. Rethink about this Shariah

  33. BillyOng says:

    This is what I called a big time bully. It is just another form of a fascist state, period.

  34. Billy Ong says:

    This is what I called a big time bully. It is just another form of a fascist state, period.


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