Boycott the Dorchester Collection until the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah reverses the implementation of laws which include punishing homosexuality with death by stoning
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The introduction and phased rolling-out of Shariah law in Brunei is a huge step backwards for human rights of those living in the country.
The initial phase introduces fines or jail terms for offences ranging from indecent behaviour, failure to attend Friday prayers, and out-of-wedlock pregnancies.
A second phase covering crimes such as theft and robbery is to be implemented later this year, involving more stringent penalties such as severing of limbs and flogging.
Late next year, punishments such as death by stoning for offences including sodomy and adultery will be introduced.
The Sultan of Brunei owns the Dorchester Collection, a hotel chain which includes properties in London, as well as the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel. The latter offers free champagne and strawberries to same-sex couples wishing to marry.
While the company employs many in Europe and the USA, the human rights of those living in Brunei must not be trampled on.
Sign here to support a boycott of the Dorchester Collection until the Sultan of Brunei agrees to reconsider implementing these laws, or at least sell the chain in order to allow the company to truly stand by its assertion that it is against inequality.
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