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Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

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  1. Protestors Call for Renewed Boycott of Beverly Hills Hotel

    1:35 pm 10/17/2016

    Activists, former hotel staff and Unite Here members gathered in front of the iconic hotel on Oct. 15 to underline that the boycott of the hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei remains in effect. Read more

  2. Sultan of Brunei Reportedly Aims to Acquire Plaza Hotel in New York

    10:28 am 8/16/2014

    Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is said to be favored to acquire the historic luxury hotelRead more

  3. Beverly Hills Hotel Faces Protesters at GOP Congressman's Fundraiser

    5:19 pm 8/8/2014

    Rod Stewart's son Sean was spotted on the scene, apparently unaware of the protest. Read more

  4. Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: A Brief History of Brunei

    7:00 am 6/11/2014

    Yachts, fast cars, private jets — and universal health care for under a dollar!Read more

  5. Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: How Will It End?

    7:00 am 6/11/2014

    Two months into it, insiders offer up three likely scenarios.Read more

  6. 48 Hours in Brunei: Hollywood Reporter Infiltrates the Underground Gay Scene

    7:00 am 6/11/2014

    As the Beverly Hills Hotel boycott enters its eighth week, a THR reporter finds that nearly everyone knows about the Hollywood outcry and feels sorry for their leader: "I believe I will go to hell."Read more

  7. Members of Congress Urge Brunei to Repeal Anti-Gay Laws

    2:16 pm 6/10/2014

    More than 100 lawmakers have signed a letter asking Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.S. trade rep to insist that the Southeast Asian country take action or be expelled from trade talks.Read more

  8. Shame on the Sultan of Brunei for Turning Employees Into Human Shields (Guest Column)

    12:00 pm 6/4/2014

    Claiming a boycott of Dorchester hotels is only hurting its employees is a smoke screen designed to hide criticism of a brutal regime, writes a Human Rights Campaign executive.Read more

  9. Anna Wintour Joins Dorchester Hotels Boycott

    9:45 pm 5/24/2014

    Conde Nast says its employees will not stay at properties owned by the sultan of Brunei, with Glamour editor Cindi Leive telling The New York Times "This is about basic human rights."Read more

  10. Barbara Davis Hosts Carousel of Hope Kickoff Luncheon

    5:03 pm 5/20/2014

    "I always ask people if they want to buy a table, but I wish we could buy back the Beverly Hills Hotel," lamented the host, referring to the traditional location of the luncheon. Read more

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