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September 17, 2012

David Cecil will face Uganda court, which may bring in the death penalty for gay people, next month

Uganda has released a British man, who staged a play about a gay man, on bail today (17 September).

Producer David Cecil, who faces up to two years in jail if found guilty, was charged on 13 September with two counts including one of ‘disobeying lawful orders’ and sent to prison.

John Francis Onyango, Cecil’s lawyer, said: ‘He has now been granted bail and is being released,’ and added bail had cost around $200 (£123, €152).