Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The tiny oil-rich sultanate of Brunei has announced that it will delay the introduction of Sharia law “due to unavoidable circumstances”; however, officials were giving assurances that harsh Islamic penalties would still be implemented in the very near future.

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