Brunei

click to enlarge.   Malay people 70% Chinese 16%.  A Muslim state with about 10% population  christians. Despite constitutional guarantees for the practice of other religions this is often overlooked. Contact with christians in other countries, the import of Bibles and public celebration of Xmas are banned by decree. Christians are not allowed to proselytize […]

CONVERTS TO ISLAM ENDANGERED AS BRUNEI INTRODUCES SHARIA PENALTIES

Apostasy, leaving Islam, is expected to become a punishable offence under a new sharia penal code that is being introduced in Brunei. Sharia prescribes the death penalty for an adult male apostate. The government of Brunei promotes the Shafii school of Sunni Islam Daniel Weiss / CC BY-SA 3.0 The sultan of Brunei announced on 22 October […]