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5 march 2010 - Kampala, Uganda - David Bahati is a Ugandan politician and MP in the Ugandan parliament. He is a member of the National Resistance Movement, the ruling party of Uganda. Bahati came to international attention in October 2009 after introducing the Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill as a Private Member's Bill, proposing that a new offence be created in Uganda named "aggravated homosexuality" which would be punishable as a capital offence. The proposals included plans to introduce the death penalty for homosexuals who practiced gay sex with people under 18, with disabled people, when the accused party is HIV-positive, or for those previously convicted of homosexuality-related offences. Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda and punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Photo credit: Benedicte Desrus