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  1. a Cameron meets Sultan of Brunei, renews British garrison dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... record. Prime Minister David Cameron renewed the long-standing agreement at a meeting with Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah at Chequers, the PM's official residence in Buckinghamshire. A No 10 spokeswoman told the Telegraph: "The prime minister ...

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  2. Sultan of Brunei welcomed at Chequers, days after a stay in his hotel auctioned off by ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Hard-line leader of country which stones homosexuals to death is asked for advice by David Cameron on how to tackle Islamic State David Cameron opened the doors of his taxpayer-funded country manor to the Sultan of Brunei today - just days after a stay at his Mayfair hotel was auctioned off at a Tory fundraiser. Downing Street revealed the Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, met with the Prime Minister to discuss the defence relationship between the UK and Brunei and how to tackle Islamic State .

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  3. 25th Annual Night of 100 Stars adds one more to the constellations - " its hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WeHoNews.com

    ... Beverly Hills Hotel is subject to a celebrity boycott because its Muslim owner, the Sultan of Brunei, or Hassanal Bolkiah, who also acts as his tiny country's prime minister in this Islamic absolute monarchy, enshrined parts of Sharia law for many ...

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  4. John Legend snubs OWN Beverly Hills Hotel party over its Sultan of Brunei owner's anti-gay lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... Hotel - yet, Legend has opted to decline the invitation. His decision to boycott is in response to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, owner of the hotel chain, and Brunei's Sharia law that allows for the stoning, amputation or flogging of those found guilty ...

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  5. Indonesian president arrives in Brunei for 2-day state visitRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah held talks in the Palace with visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who arrived here on Saturday for a two-day state visit to the country. During the meeting, the Prime Minister's office said, the Sultan and President Widodo discussed issues related to the bilateral relations as well as exchanged views on regional and international matters of mutual concern.

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  6. Musician John Legend boycotts Beverly Hills HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WKBT

    ... at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Yet the R&B star declined the invitation. The protest is in response to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, owner of the hotel chain, unveiling Sharia law in Brunei that allows for the stoning, amputation or flogging of those found ...

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  7. John Legend truly a legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Sydney Star Observer

    SINGER John Legend's public refusal to attend a high-profile party at the Beverly Hills Hotel due to its part-ownership by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei has seen him join a list of celebrities who have publicly denounced or boycotted the leader of the south-east Asian nation. The Sultan grabbed headlines last year when he imposed laws calling for the stoning of gay men and individuals who are convicted of anal intercourse.

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  8. JAKARTA: Jokowi's introductory visitRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... At that time he had a breakfast meeting with PM Lee Hsien Loong. His meeting with Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah could be focused on wooing investment from the oil-rich state. From the Philippines' President Benigno Aquino III, the president can ...

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  9. John Legend Boycotts Event to Protest Sultan of BruneiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Advocate

    A party to honor John Legend will go on, despite the guest of honor's decision to back out over where it's being held. The Beverly Hills Hotel - owned by the Sultan of Brunei - hasn't seen a Hollywood party since early last year, when Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah enacted barbaric legislation that calls for gays and adulterers to be stoned.

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  10. John Legend refuses to perform at Beverly Hills hotel over owner's anti-LGBT lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | NME

    ... at the hotel's owner, renowned for ruling a country where misogyny and homophobia are prevalent. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has owned the hotel since 1992, but has come under fire in the last year for Brunei's increasingly oppressive laws. Legend's ...

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  11. John Legend Backs Out of Magazine Party Due to Hotel Owner's "Anti-LGBT Polic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    ... his work with Common on the track "Glory," from the movie Selma . The hotel is owned the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah , and has been the target of a Hollywood boycott since early 2014, when he passed Sharia, or Islamic law, in his country, ...

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  12. John Legend Backs Out of Beverly Hills Hotel Performance Due to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Essence Magazine

    The magazine's December cover star, John Legend, was scheduled to perform at a party at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday evening. However, The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the "Glory" singer backed out due to hotel owner and Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah's archaic female and LGBTQ policies.

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  13. John Legend Pulls Out of Pre-Grammy PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Phillymag.com

    Penn alum and soul singer John Legend has pulled out of a pre-Grammy / L.A. Confidential magazine release party at the Beverly Hills Hotel after he learned it was owned by the anti-gay Sultan of Brunei. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah announced a policy last April that called for the stoning of people caught in same-sex acts.

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  14. HRC Calls on L.A. Confidential to Stand Against Sultan of Brunei and Move Beverly Hills Hotel EventRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Confidential stands in support of the fundamental human rights of women and LGBT people." Last April Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah --who is the absolute ruler of Brunei and is one of the world's wealthiest people--announced that Brunei's penal codes would ...

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  15. John Legend Backs Out of Pre-Grammy Party Because of Hotel BoycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Billboard

    ... of Brunei's passage of barbaric Sharia Law, which calls for the stoning of gays and adulterers. (Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah owns the BHH and the Hotel Bel-Air through his Dorchester Collection.) Reached by THR on Monday, the magazine's publisher Alison ...

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  16. Obama is urged to push for gay rights in Pacific trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | McClatchy

    President Barack Obama talks with Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah as he meets with Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders during the APEC summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Nov. 12, 2011. Absolute monarchy.

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  17. Europe's richest Royals: You may not have heard of them - but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the British royals struggle to keep up. The $30 billion fortune of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, or Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei 's, $20 billion make The Windsors fortune look like small change. But who is the richest royal family in ...

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  18. Borneo Shock! After 'hudud', Brunei bans public celebration of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    ... new penal code first published in October 2013, following an announcement by its ruling monarch, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. It imposed restrictions on the religious freedom of non-Muslims, including forms of religious expression such as teaching, ...

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  19. Brunei bans citizens from celebrating ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... of Christmas for fear of Muslims being led astray, it was announced today. Pictured, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah In April, Brunei was condemned after announcing the introduction of a penal code that will eventually include penalties such as ...

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  20. Brunei bans Christmas celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... them down and had given their "full cooperation". The latest move comes after Brunei's all-powerful Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah announced in April that he would push ahead with the introduction of a new criminal code which sparked rare domestic ...

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