Monthly Archives: May 2014

Statement: Brunei must respect the human rights of sexual minorities

Brunei violates the sexual rights of its citzens with the sharia-based penal code Open letter to Sultan of Brunei The World Association for Sexual Health (WAS), along with many other international organizations concerned with human rights and human dignity are deeply alarmed with the promulgation of a new penal code in the Sultanate of Brunei that calls for punishments that are degrading and equivalent to humiliation and torture. Moreover, the debasing and extremely cruel penalties, which include death by stoning, are intended for sexual practices between persons of the same sex, even if they are consensual and occur in private (more…)