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Concern as Brunei Brings in System of Islamic Law With Punishments That Include the Dismemberment of Limbs and Stoning to Death

World  (tags: Brunei, Sharia law, flogging, dismemberment, stoning to death )

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The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to

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David F (14)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 11:16 am
> punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to death
.. and this for "crimes" like witchcraft(*) or being-raped-(and failing to shut up about it)

*) no joke, and not sometime back in the middle ages, but e.g. last year in Saudi-Arabia

Elizabeth brown (20)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 11:38 am
Its their country do as they please.Therefore they should also respect our laws when they come to our countries.

Sunday April 6, 2014, 11:55 am
Adds a new Brunei dimension to the old joke of "'op in you look 'armless".

Gillian M (218)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 12:13 pm
Yes, this is Sharia Law, what is the surprise? The Muslims believe that they should live in the holes that they lived in 1400 years ago and they want to take us down with them.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:22 pm
Not surprised Another country UK can have a hypercrytical relationship with goes with Saudi Arabia, China and all the others that dont respect human rights

Jae A (316)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:50 pm
Christian Extremist in the U.S. would like to bring back the same type laws here in the U.S. l think that perhaps it's time to give 'organized religions' the world over 'the boot' so ta say.

. (0)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 3:43 pm
Another supposed intelligent man leaving rationality behind.

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:35 pm
Disgusting to see the caveman mentality alive+well. PITIFUL

Past Member (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 3:47 am
No Jae, it is not time to give all organized religions 'the boot' worldwide. We're talking about EXTREMISTS here. Please be more specific instead of making huge generalizations.

Shil O (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 4:15 am
Jae-- bet I can guess what the A stands for

Past Member (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 4:39 am
Remind me not to move there.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 7, 2014, 7:22 am
Jae, which exactly Christian Extremists proposed cutting limbs as a punishment?


Hartson Doak (39)
Monday April 7, 2014, 10:36 am
Sadly, a country that is still tied to the 10th Century with laws that have nothing to do with Islam as taught by Mohamed.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 11:59 pm
Obviously Brunei prefers to remain submerged in darkness and ignorance. They do not realise this is the 21st century. Perhaps they are caught in a time warp?

Winn A (179)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 12:00 pm
Brunei - when will they stop living in the 9th century? OMG

Walter F (128)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:55 pm
Britain has some strange allies for that matter, so does America,Beware you are not judged by the company you keep.

Wednesday April 23, 2014, 3:23 am
The fool proof formula:
Brunei + lots of oil = US/ UK perfect partner

(Crude oil and natural gas production account for 60% of GDP and more than 90% of Brunei's exports).
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