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Suriname: Families of Bouterse’s victims seek justice 30 years on

Headline Title:  Suriname: Families of Bouterse’s victims seek justice 30 years on 06 December 2012 President Bouterse must not be allowed to walk away from his responsibility in the torture and death of 15 people in Suriname in December 1982, Amnesty International said today, ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings. Last April, Suriname’s National Assembly passed an amendment to extend an Amnesty Law that has virtually brought the trial against President Desiré Delano Bouterse, who led a military regime between 1980 and 198, to a halt. In May, the military court in charge of…

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