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Islam -- Up for Grabs?

Ooi Kee Beng | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Ooi Kee Beng

Historically, effective resistance to excessive Islamization in Muslim-majority countries has often been headed by the military, as champions of secularism. This has been obvious in the modern history of the Middle East. Where monarchies have reigned, Islam's role has been harder to predict. And so in Brunei, a stable country living off oil wells, the sudden implementation of hudud has left many baffled. The government has suppressed social media response against the sudden imposition of hudud. Whether the whole exercise is simply the whim of an autocrat or long-term strategic politics is too early to determine.

The Gay Reason That Ellen DeGeneres And Other Celebs Are Boycotting The Beverly Hills Hotel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ellen DeGeneres minced few words when it came to Brunei's controversial new penal code which includes capital punishment for same-sex acts. The me...

You Could Soon Be Stoned To Death For Being Gay In This Country

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The United Nations has responded to the nation of Brunei, a sovereign state in southeast Asia, where officials are reportedly set to roll out a new pe...