After the widespread international protest following the new punishments codified last month in Brunei under a harsh interpretation of Islamic law, i.e. executions by stoning for people convicted of adultery and gay sex, the sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah announced on May 5th 2019 that it would continue a de facto moratorium on such executions.

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