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  1. Kim Kardashian Calls For End Of Dorchester Hotel BoycottRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | WENN Blog

    ... debate, in which stars have refused to stay in or visit the hotels since the owner - Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah - adopted a harsh Sharia Law penal code calling for homosexuality to be punishable by death in his home country. Kardashian ...

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  2. Kim Kardashian reconsiders Beverly Hills Hotel boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... a much different stance, supporting a boycott due to the implementation of Sharia law by Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, who owns both the posh resort and the Hotel Bel-Air. Under Islamic Sharia law, which took effect in Brunei in early May, ...

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  3. Kourtney Bares Her Baby Bump, While Kim Speaks Her MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Popsugar.com

    ... the recent controversy. Since the announcement in March that the famed hotel's owner, Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, implemented a homophobic sharia law in his country, many people - celebrities included - have refused to stay there and at the ...

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  4. Kim Kardashian has a 'change of heart' over boycott of The Beverly Hills HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... Hotel. The hotel is said to have been almost empty in recent months after its owner, the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, introduced Sharia law in his country, which calls for homosexuals to be stoned to death. In a lengthy post on her website, ...

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  5. Kim Kardashian Steps Out in Bra-Baring Outfit After Venting About Beverly Hills Hotel BoycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | E! Online

    The 33-year-old, who stepped out in a bra-baring, all-white ensemble early Monday, explained that while the Hassanal Bolkiah 's actions "are completely against everything" she believes in, she feels for the staff of the beloved hotel.

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  6. Holocaust charity boycotts Dorchester hotel over Sharia lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... introduced by Dorchester owner the Sultan of Brunei in the south east Asia kingdom. Brunei ruler Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah announced the implementation of Sharia punishments in April. They will include the severing of limbs for theft and the death ...

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  7. Lawmakers, LGBT groups urge U.S. trade action on BruneiRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | AlertNet

    Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah attends the Leaders Retreat during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, October 7, 2013.

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  8. Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: A Brief History of BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... its colonialist adventures in the region no longer were tenable. As Brunei won independence in 1984, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah assumed supreme rule. With global demand for gas soaring, he was the richest man in the world by 1997, with a net worth of ...

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  9. London: College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary DegreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | QTMagazine

    ... announcements by celebrities, fashion moguls , and LGBT groups boycotting his hotel chain, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei is now facing a call by Pink News publisher, Benjamin Cohen, for King's College London to rescind an honorary doctorate of ...

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  10. London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary DegreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Advocate

    ... announcements by celebrities, fashion moguls , and LGBT groups boycotting his hotel chain, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei is now facing a call by Pink News publisher, Benjamin Cohen, for King's College London to rescind an honorary doctorate of ...

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  11. Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize Cancelled in Wake of Brunei ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Ms. Magazine

    ... the hotel group since the sultan decided to enact a Taliban-like penal code in the oil-rich nation. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah announced that his country would be adopting draconian punishments for being gay, having an abortion or committing adultery. ...

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  12. Shame on the Sultan of Brunei for Turning Employees Into Human ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... The Dorchester Collection repeatedly has tried to respond to criticism ever since its owner, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, began to implement draconian penal code reforms that could lead to the violent repression -- and even stoning -- of women ...

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  13. Brunei makes its Hollywood debut - Extreme Sharia spreads in Southeast AsiaRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    ... Most dream of getting their names up there with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres and Jay Leno. Most, but not Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei. In 2013 the Sultan proposed a new penal code in line with strict implementation of Islamic or 'Sharia' ...

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  14. Kate Middleton Attends Wedding at Controversial HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... have publicly called for no-goes amid a series of anti-gay laws implemented by the owner, sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, who has enacted Sharia law, which calls for homosexuality and adultery to be punishable by death by stoning. Middleton's ...

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  15. Kate Middleton Attends Wedding at Sultan of Brunei-Owned Dorchester HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... have publicly called for no-goes amid a series of anti-gay laws implemented by the owner, sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, who has enacted Sharia law, which calls for homosexuality and adultery to be punishable by death by stoning. Middleton's ...

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  16. Anna Wintour wants fashion world to fight back against sharia lawRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... the Le Meurice in Paris, part of the Dorchester Collection of hotels, owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah , owner of the Dorchester properties, has recently instituted sharia law , which potentially will punish adultery, sodomy ...

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  17. Remarks by Japanese Prime Minister Abe at the Shangri-La DialogueRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2013 | CFR.org

    ... President Joe Biden on December 2, 2013, before the vice... The Chair of ASEAN for 2013, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, spoke at the twenty-third summit on October 9, 2013, on the theme "Our People,... "For the United States, Asia is both ...

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  18. Azlan Shah carried to Royal Mausoleum in traditional carriageRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... Shah, who was accompanied by Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah, and the Sultan of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah were among the heads of state to pay their final respects. Others included Muhyiddin, Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid ...

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  19. OpinionU.S. must take stand for women's rightsRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The U-T Editorial Board welcomes the recent protests at the Beverly Hills Hotel and other properties owned by Hassanal Bolkiah, the sultan of Brunei, over new Sharia-based laws in his nation that formalize the inhumane, cruel and grossly unequal treatment of women.

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  20. Anna Wintour, Fashion Leaders Boycott Sultan's HotelsRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | QTMagazine

    ... in all good conscience stay there, nor can Vogue 's editors," Wintour told The New York Times . Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah also owns Milan's Principe de Savoia, another favorite of the fashion crowd. Everyone from Esquire 's fashion director to the ...

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