Ugandan tabloid prints list of 'top 200' homosexuals

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A Ugandan newspaper has published a list of what it called the country's "200 top" homosexuals, outing some who previously had not identified themselves as gay, one day after the president enacted a harsh anti-gay law.

US secretary of state John Kerry said Monday's signing of the bill by President Yoweri Museveni marked "a tragic day for Uganda and for all who care about the cause of human rights" and warned that Washington could cut aid. "Now that this law has been enacted, we are beginning an internal review of our relationship with the government of Uganda to ensure that all dimensions of our engagement, including assistance programmes, uphold our anti-discrimination policies and principles and reflect our values," Kerry said in a statement.

The Red Pepper tabloid published the names and some pictures in a front-page story under the headline: "EXPOSED!"

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