Baru sekarang nak buat bermacam pendedahan dan pengakuan selepas Brunei melaksanakan undang-undang syariah.
Sebelum neh taknak cakap apa2 pula.
Sebelum neh taknak cakap apa2 pula.
Yang aku fikir satu je. Benda tue kalau betul sekalipun, benda yang dah lepas. Apa kata kita citer pasal hal sekarang. Kalau sekarang Sultan Brunei ada buat perangai mengarut dan slumber aje tak rasa bersalah, yang tue kita boleh sembangkan. Kalau nak citer hal lepas2 aku rasa tak guna. Mungkin dia dah bertaubat. Tapi adik dia tue.. boleh la kita perhatikan perangai dia.. pasal adik dia memang jenis huha huha lagi sampai ke hari neh.. kita tengok dan perhatikan la agak2 undang2 islam neh akan dilaksanakan ke tidak ke atas golongan diraja..
Apa2 pun jangan lupa. Undang2 Malaysia pun kelaut juga. Kita pun kena perhatikan sama negara kita. Jangan dok sembang macam good2 aje tentang negara orang. Sekarang orang2 barat memang dok bercakap pasal undang2 Brunei sebab pada mereka undang2 itu cukup kejam. Itu la yang tiba2 macam2 pendedahan muncul sana sini.. mungkin ada yang betul. Aku tak nafikan. Itu yang depa dok sembang dari segi ketelusan. Sejauh mana undang2 yang menghukum orang biasa ini juga akan memberikan kesan kepada golongan beraja?
Artikel yang diterbitkan oleh The Daily Beast.
1. Pengakuan seorang wanita barat yang tak bernama.
2. Mengisahkan tentang bagaimana dia dan ramai gadis2 lain yang dibawa ke Brunei untuk memuaskan nafsu adik kepada Sultan Brunei di setiap parti2 liar yang dianjurkan oleh adik Sultan Brunei.
3. Ada arak, ada muzik yang kuat, ada ramai wanita yang cantik2..
4. Mereka berhibur dan berpesta pada waktu2 tertentu bila ada permintaan (bila majlis dianjurkan oleh adik sultan Brunei).
5. Wanita tersebut mempersoalkan tindakan Sultan Brunei yang merejam wanita yang berzina dengan mengimbas kembali waktu dia dijadikan hadiah kepada Sultan Brunei oleh adik Sultan Brunei sendiri.
6. Adakah Sultan Brunei akan melakukan hal yang serupa kepada dirinya sendiri dan adiknya yang juga terlibat dalam kegiatan maksiat?
Itulah lebih kurang isi penulisan yang cuba disampaikan.
Baca penuh di sini:
On Tuesday, I was greeted by a familiar face when I read through the morning’s news: the sultan of Brunei. He looks older now than when I knew him, of course, his face doughier and more careworn. When I was still a teenager, I was the mistress of the sultan’s brother, the prince of Brunei. My usual stance is that they weren’t bad guys, really. Just human and impossibly rich. I have often wondered what I would have done in their place, given all the power and money in the world. I’ve never come up with a satisfactory answer.Now the sultan is making headlines for implementing Sharia law in Brunei, including a new penal code that includes stoning to death for adultery, cutting off limbs for theft, and flogging for violations such as abortion, alcohol consumption, and homosexuality. There’s also capital punishment for rape and sodomy.I am no expert in international human rights. My only qualification in commenting on this issue is that one drunken evening in the early ’90s, the sultan and I committed at least two of the aforementioned offenses as we looked down on the lights of Kuala Lumpur from a penthouse suite.Let me back up a bit.I had barely turned 18 when I found myself at a “casting call” at the Ritz-Carlton in New York for what I was told would be a position at a nightclub in Singapore. When I got the job, I learned that the job wasn’t in Singapore at all. Instead, it was an invitation to be the personal guest of the notorious playboy Prince Jefri Bolkiah, the youngest brother of the sultan of Brunei. At the time, the sultan was the wealthiest man in the world. I was a wild child consumed with wanderlust. I was hardly an innocent, but I was—when I accepted the invitation—very, very young.When I arrived in Brunei, I found out that the prince threw lavish parties every night, in a palace with Picassos in the bathrooms and carpets woven through with real gold. At these parties there was drinking (which was not legal in public), dancing, some fairly hilarious karaoke, and, most important, women—about 30 or 40 beauties from all over the world, comprising a harem of sorts.The prince was rakish and clever and yes, even charming at times. I spent the next year and some change as his girlfriend. For a time, it was an adventure both glamorous and exciting. It was also lonely and demoralizing, and full of constant low-grade humiliations, including beinggiven to the prince’s brother as a gift (see: the Kuala Lumpur hotel suite). Although I was by no means a prisoner, I wasn’t free to come and go as I pleased. By the end of my time there, I felt 10 years older and still not wise enough. It took me a long time to regain my footing, though I did find my way eventually. My struggles were internal and they were my own. In this context, they were a privilege.Stoning is practiced or authorized by law in 15 countries now. It is disproportionally applied as a punishment for women, often as a penalty for adultery. Human rights groups, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, consider it cruel and unusual punishment and torture. According to the international rights organization Women Living Under Muslim Law, stoning “is one of the most brutal forms of violence perpetrated against women in order to control and punish their sexuality and basic freedoms.”And yet it is the privilege of the prince and the sultan to misbehave. The picaresque escapades and legendary extravagances of the brothers are indulged with a collective wink. For everyone else residing within Brunei’s borders, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, freedoms are curtailed, and those limitations now are potentially enforced by brutal violence.Cast stones at me if you will for my past improprieties—plenty have. Of course, those stones will be metaphorical. As the citizen of a free society, it is my right to transgress, as long as I don’t break any laws or impinge on the freedom of others. It’s my prerogative to sleep with all the princes I damn well feel like. I live with my choices.As the citizens of Brunei face the erosion of their rights, I imagine the man I once knew, holed up in a posh hotel suite somewhere, maybe with another American teenager in his lap, making laws that legislate morality.
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