Barbaric Brunei

Widespread outrage has been expressed about the Brunei government’s introduction of Sharia law, under which homosexuals can be stoned to death.

On 11 April, Alistair Lexden emphasised the abhorrence felt across the House of Lords in the last oral question before the Easter recess.

The Commonwealth, of which Brunei is  a member, has a Charter which demands respect for human rights. Should a country which has violated that Charter so flagrantly remain a member of the Commonwealth, he asked?

Follow the link to read the exchanges in the Lords… Hansard