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May 23, 2019

Punishment

Brunei says death penalty moratorium to cover sharia laws

Brunei says death penalty moratorium to cover sharia laws

Brunei's sultan said Sunday a moratorium on capital punishment will also extend to sharia laws that include stoning to death for gay sex and adultery, after a furious backlash against the punishments.It was the first time Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah had commented

Serbia pledges 1 million euros for Notre-Dame restoration

Serbia pledges 1 million euros for Notre-Dame restoration

Serbia on Monday said it will donate one million euros to help restore Notre-Dame Cathedral, after pro-government tabloids said the fire was "God's punishment" to France.The donation, equivalent to $1.1 million, "confirms our century-old friendship with th

King restores citizenship of 551 Bahrainis

King restores citizenship of 551 Bahrainis

King Hamad has ordered that the citizenship of 551 Bahrainis revoked by courts be restored, official media said Sunday, days after a senior UN official expressed concern about the punishment.The king, who can reverse court decisions, requested that the compete