LONDON’s Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan has been slammed after adverts promoting the homophobic Muslim nation of Brunei appeared on the London Underground.
The Muslim nation has implemented tough new laws that mean gay sex will be punishable by STONING TO DEATH – which has sparked widespread criticism across the western world.
Celebrities including George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres have spoken out against the shocking new laws, that oppress thousands of gay Muslims with calls for a boycott nine hotels in the US and Europe with ties to the countries Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.
Despite this, adverts promoting the country have appeared on London Underground, despite ads that include bikinis and fast food being banned by the unpopular London Mayor.
One social media user took to Twitter to mock the ads, Jake Johnstone wrote: “Peak TfL. Happy to promote a country that stone gays to death but heaven forbid they have an advert with a burger or bikini on.”
Now LGBT activists have called for Brunei to be kicked out of the Commonwealth, and those who oppose the laws have been urged to boycott the entire Brunei tourism industry that brings in millions a year.
The United Nations has condemned “cruel and inhuman” laws.
“I appeal to the government to stop the entry into force of this draconian new penal code, which would mark a serious setback for human rights protections for the people of Brunei if implemented,” said the UN’s Michelle Bachelet.
A spokesman for the Mayor of London told Politicalite: “The Mayor believes the new laws being introduced in Brunei are abhorrent” and added that TfL is taking “swift action” to remove the adverts.
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