Germany was equally concerned about legislation that will impose an array of jail terms for convicted homosexuals, including life imprisonment in certain circumstances. U.S. President Barack Obama has branded the bill as "odious".
"If discrimination against human rights is voted through by the Ugandan parliament, this would have consequences for our cooperation," said Niebel.
Aid accounts for about 25 percent of Uganda's annual budget.
Cutting the funds would put public investments in health and education at risk in Africa's largest coffee exporter.
Well, that's alarming enough; Uganda needs every euro it can get for health. But the anti-homosexuality bill may be worse than described: AmericaBlog says this evening that the bill would not merely imprison gays for life, but execute them; and not merely gays, but anyone who criticizes the law.