Brunei: DROI Chair Antonio Panzeri condemns laws punishing LGBTI with stoning


Following the recent announcement by the Brunei government of a new penal code punishing LGBTI persons with death by stoning and theft by amputation, Mr Panzeri stated:

"I call on the Brunei government to withdraw the laws punishing LGBTI with whipping and stoning and to bring its penal code into full compliance with universal human rights obligations.