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Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, have decided that everyone in the country who are trying to celebrate Christmas will be punishable by five years in prison, because it could damage faith of Muslims The Telegraph writes. It is however allowed for non-Muslims to celebrate Christmas, the celebration must take place within the local Christian communities, and authorities must be notified.

There are all kinds of countries in this world with their laws. When traveling to them it is wise to always check what sort of rules and laws they have so you can have a nice and relaxing holiday. There are so many western tourists thinking that they can do whatever they want when travel.

Here are some facts about Brunei

This country is one of the smallest Muslim majority countries in the world. A total of 65 percent is Sunni Islamists. The population reaches bearly the size of Oslo, Norway in total. The country sits in the northern part of Borneo island which is also owned by Malaysia and Indonesia.

Brunei is a rich oil country

One of worlds richest men lives in Brunei. Bolkiah govern the country, and is the 29th sultan in a family that has been in power for over 500 years. He is considered to be one of the world’s richest men. Brunei gets its on

Source:
The Telegraph


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