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Brunei Darussalam: Revoke new Penal Code allowing stoning, whipping and amputation

Headline Title:  Brunei Darussalam: Revoke new Penal Code allowing stoning, whipping and amputation 30 April 2014 Brunei Darussalam’s shocking new Penal Code will take the country back to the dark ages when it comes to human rights, Amnesty International said.The new Penal Code, which is due to come into force on 1 May, allows for cruel and inhuman punishments including stoning to death, whipping and amputation.“Brunei Darussalam’s new Penal Code legalizes cruel and inhuman punishments. It makes a mockery of the country’s international human rights commitments and must be revoked…

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