Brunei announces plan to punish gay sex and adultery with death by stoning

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A new law which comes into effect from next week will punish homosexual sex and adultery with death in the small southeast Asian kingdom of Brunei.

 

Beginning on April 3, any individuals found guilty of the offenses will be stoned to death. The punishment will be “witnessed by a group of Muslims.” The country’s strict new laws were announced in 2014, and have been rolled out gradually.

 

The latest phase of implementation, including the brutal new provisions, was quietly announced on the Brunei attorney general’s website on December 29, 2018.

 

Human rights groups were quick to express horror at the penal code, which will also order amputation as a punishment for theft. “Brunei must immediately halt its plans to implement these vicious punishments, and revise its Penal Code in compliance with its human rights obligations. The international community must urgently condemn Brunei’s move to put these cruel penalties into practice,” Rachel Chhoa-Howard, Brunei Researcher at Amnesty International, said in a statement.

English boxer shows off gruesome black eyes after defeating his bitter rival in a fierce boxing clash (Photo)

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English boxer, Scott Fitzgerald, who secured the biggest win of his professional career on Saturday, has shown off the battle scars he suffered during the boxing clash.

Taking to his Instagram on Monday, the Preston fighter who defeated former GB team-mate Anthony Fowler in a fierce battle of Britain in Liverpool to achieve his 13th uninterrupted win shared photo of his two nasty black eyes he suffered in the 10-round war.
English boxer shows off gruesome black eyes after defeating his bitter rival in a fierce boxing clash (Photo)

Photo of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle posing with a fan’s child just moments before he was murdered

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This picture above shows slain rapper, Nipsey Hussle posing with a fan’s child just moments before he was murdered outside of his clothing store, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of  LA, south of the Crenshaw area on Sunday.

 

Also, the day before he was murdered, Nipsey was pictured smiling, posing and greeting people at West Regional NCAA March Madness basketball elite 8 game between Texas Tech and Gonzaga in Anaheim, California.

 

Photo of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle posing with a fan

No one has been arrested yet, but it’s revealed his death was ‘likely gang-related,’ while others believe he was killed over a documentary he was working on about a herbalist who claimed to have cured AIDS.

Photo of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle posing with a fan

The 33-year-old is survived by a son with actress Lauren London and a daughter from a previous relationship.

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Nigeria ranked sixth most miserable country in the world – Forbes

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An economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, Steve Hanke, has ranked Nigeria as the sixth most miserable country in the world.  The ranking is titled, Hanke’s Annual Misery Index 2018: The World’s Saddest (And Happiest) Countries.

 

Writing in the Forbes magazine of March 28, the economist notes that Misery Index is calculated using economic indices such as unemployment, inflation and the rates banks charge on loans.

 

“In the sphere of economics, misery tends to flow from high inflation, steep borrowing costs and unemployment,” Hanke warns.  The Index notes that the high rate of unemployment in Nigeria contributes largely to its unflattering rating on the Misery Index.

Hanke, in his explanatory note wrote, “The original Misery Index was just a simple sum of a nation’s annual inflation rate and its unemployment rate. The Index has been modified several times, first by Robert Barro of Harvard and then by myself.

“My modified Misery Index is the sum of the unemployment, inflation and bank lending rates, minus the percentage change in real GDP per capita.  “Higher readings on the first three elements are ‘bad’ and make people more miserable. These are offset by a ‘good’ (GDP per capita growth), which is subtracted from the sum of the ‘bads.’

“A higher Misery Index score reflects a higher level of ‘misery,’ and it’s a simple enough metric that a busy president, without time for extensive economic briefings, can understand at a glance.”

Thailand and Hungary rank as the least miserable countries in the world on the 2018 Misery Index, having ranked 95th and 94th respectively of the 95 countries ranked by Hanke.     Venezuela, Argentina, Iran, Brazil and Turkey lead in that order, while Nigeria is sixth.

Nigeria ranked sixth most miserable country in the world - Forbes