The Sultan of Brunei took power in 1984 and has remained in power ever since. He sparked international controversy in 2014 when his phased implementation of theocratic Sharia Law escalated to outlawing homosexuality. Celebrities like Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres protested and vowed to boycott hotels and other companies that the Sultan had a significant financial stake in.
[i] The solicitation letter was seized by the law enforcement authorities during investigations of Fuqra/MOA in the early 1990s.
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