A rare bold action by Hollywood.
The “night before Oscars” party will not be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, because it is owned by Dorchester Collection which is owned by Hassanal Bolkiah the Sultan of Brunei and Brunei has instituted the harshest Sharia law. A boycott by “Hollywood”? Looks like it. Hollywood Reporter
The Brunei news at Wall Street Journal.
Corporal punishment, such as whipping and amputation of limbs for crimes such as theft, will not be enforced until the second phase, while the death penalty will come into force in the third phase, the [Brunei Times] added.