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Surinam - Parliament urged to reject amnesty for dictatorship crimes including murders of five journalists

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for the withdrawal of a proposed amnesty for those responsible for crimes against humanity under the past military dictatorship. A parliamentary vote on the bill is imminent. Proposed by six parliamentary members of the ruling coalition, it would amend the 1989 amnesty law – which applied only to the civil war period from 1986 to 1992 – and would grant immunity from prosecution for crimes during the period beginning 25 February 1980, when then Army Colonel (...)

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