30 Apr '14, 2am

#Brunei announcement on controversial syariah law expected today

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (AFP) - The Sultan of Brunei is expected to make an announcement on Wednesday on his plans to introduce tough Islamic criminal punishments that have been criticised by the United Nations. The syariah law penalties - which would be phased in over time and would eventually include flogging, severing of limbs and death by stoning - have sparked rare domestic criticism of the Sultan and an April 22 implementation was postponed without explanation. The authorities have said there will be an announcement on Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah's plans for syariah on Wednesday. It is expected in the morning. An official told Brunei media last week that the postponement was delayed "due to unavoidable circumstances". He did not explain or give a new date.

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