Carolyn Dunn of Radio Canada recently interviewed Ugandan MP David Bahati about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2009 which currently contains death penalty provisions. In the interview, MP Bahati provides more details about his intention to pass the bill he tabled before May 12, 2011 when the Ugandan Parliament recesses. Here are key excerpts from the interview:
Carolyn Dunn: Where is the bill right now?
David Bahati: The bill is with the committee…This is the legislative process of our country. There are so many bills that come to this house every month and at the time when it was supposed to be debated it was a time when we had to pass…other laws that were very, very, very urgent and we are very optimistic that in the life of this parliament before this parliament expires on the 12th of May this bill will pass.
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