Updated 4:57 AM ET, Wed April 3, 2019
(CNN) When the tiny, oil-rich kingdom of Brunei first announced in 2013 that it would adopt strict Islamic laws, including death by stoning for gay sex, many in the country’s LGBT community considered fleeing.
But some stayed on, hoping that the law, which is set to be formally enacted on April 3, would never come to pass.
“It’s really scary,” says Khairul, a young gay man in Brunei who spoke to CNN over the phone.
He and others interviewed by CNN for this story asked that their real identities to be hidden over concerns for their safety and that of their families. Tiếp tục đọc “Brunei’s LGBT community flees ‘inhumane’ new stoning laws”