Brunei-owned hotels hide social media pages

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A growing call to boycott luxury hotels owned by the kingdom of Brunei has led the hotels to hide their social media accounts.

The public outcry comes in response to the implementation of new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death. Actor George Clooney condemned the measures in a recent opinion piece and highlighted the hotels’ ties to the Brunei Investment Agency, which the Sultan of Brunei owns.

The hotels are operated under the Dorchester Collection brand.

“Dorchester Collection is an inclusive and diverse company and does not tolerate any form of discrimination,” the company said in a statement pinned on its corporate Twitter and