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Brunei has written to the European parliament defending its decision to start imposing death by stoning as a punishment for gay sex, claiming.

The sultan of Brunei says his country will extend its moratorium on the death penalty to include newly enacted laws punishing homosexual acts.

Following an international uproar, sultan says Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex, adultery and rape. Brunei's sultan has extended a moratorium on the death penalty to new laws prohibiting gay sex and adultery after a global backlash against the punishments.

A harsh new criminal law in Brunei — which includes death by stoning for sex between men or for adultery, and amputation of limbs for theft.