Prestigious Awards Cancels Gala Venue owned by Sultan of Brunei

Glad someone has the guts to stand up to this practice … SMH!!


By Melanie Nathan, May 15, 2014.

Screen Shot 2014-05-15 at 10.53.48 PMIn 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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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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