The Sultan of Brunei first announced the small but wealthy nation would adopt full sharia law in 2014, which prompted a global backlash. The laws will now come into effect on April 3.
Senator Cormann is heading the Australian contingent at next week’s World Economic Forum, which will also be attended by a high-level Russian delegation potentially including President Vladimir Putin.
The motion called on the federal government to advocate banning conversion therapy practices to states and territories.
“It’s a funny position for Amnesty to find itself in to be in furious agreement with conservative politicians.”
“It is sickening to think that all this hysteria has been generated over a couple of kids raising a piece of cloth that stands for love.”
Victoria’s gender and sexuality commissioner Ro Allen will walk out on a red carpet over the ice to do the ceremonial puck drop.
The Argun prison has reportedly been the base of widespread persecution of gay and bisexual men in the region.