Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns

Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law – including death by stoning – should be halted, the UN’s top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet, said on Monday.

Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns
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April 01, 2019 at 07:37AM