Glad someone has the guts to stand up to this practice … SMH!!
By Melanie Nathan, May 15, 2014.
In a PinkNews Exclusive, it is reported that The British Society of Magazine Editors (BSME) announced it will no longer have its awards dinner at the London Dorchester hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei – due to his country’s new rule on stoning gays and adulterers to death.
The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah owns the Dorchester Collection of hotels, which includes The Beverley Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel Air, in Los Angeles.
In a letter sent to its members on Thursday, the BSME said:
“It is no secret that, after many successful years at The Hilton Park Lane, we felt the time had come for a change of scene – to that effect, we had signed an agreement to host this year’s event at The Dorchester hotel. The BSME committee had very much been looking forward to the event, which would have been the…
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