Sultan of Brunei threatens his citizens following online criticism of Sharia law plan

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiam, who is worth $20 billion, ominously said people will be sorry they criticized the plan once Sharia law is in place.

Examples of Sharia punishments include stoning for adultery and severing of limbs for theft. The Taliban often uses Sharia law to justify brutality in areas it controls.

"It is truly frightening to think that we might potentially be stoned to death for being lovers, that we may be fined for being of a different sexual orientation, and that what we wear will be regulated," one recent post online read criticizing the sultan.

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‘It is truly frightening to think that we might potentially be stoned to death for being lovers, that we may be fined for being of a different sexual orientation, and that what we wear will be regulated,’ one recent post online read criticizing the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiam.

Not surprisingly, the sultan — who is worth $20 billion, according to Forbes — has singled out the internet as one of the biggest threats facing Brunei.

Sultan of Brunei threatens his citizens following online criticism of Sharia law plan
Brunei bans non-Muslims from using “Allah,” “Qur’an,” “fatwa,” and 16 other words

Brunei bans non-Muslims from using “Allah,” “Qur’an,” “fatwa,” and 16 other words

As Sharia descends upon Brunei, non-Muslims are also forbidden to drink alcohol in public or be in close proximity to a Muslim partner. The banned word list is probably an attempt to forestall criticism of Islam, which is also forbidden to non-Muslims in Islamic law. In the West, the mainstream media has already voluntarily adopted […]  Feb 24, 2014 at 10:01am–CommentsContinue Reading »

5 thoughts on “Sultan of Brunei threatens his citizens following online criticism of Sharia law plan”

  1. “Not surprisingly, the sultan — who is worth $20 billion, according to Forbes — has singled out the internet as one of the biggest threats facing Brunei.”

    Hopefully, the Internet IS the biggest threat to Islam. And, hopefully, the Internet will destroy it.

  2. What a bunch of despicable ingrates these rich, royal Muslims are! Born to filthy, undeserved, unearned wealth only makes them more pathological and poisonous. Hopefully, he’ll die of bone cancer.

  3. Actually, I agree with the word-ban.

    The more we have to use the familiar words our lefties have come to hate regarding us (priest, church, etc) in regards to islam too, the less they can pretend they are mystical, “numinous” or arcane concepts which only the enlightened Arab-speakers are even allowed to pretend to comprehend.

    😉

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