Suriname leader Desi Bouterse convicted of murder

World / Politics Nov 30, 2019

Suriname leader Desi Bouterse convicted of murder

A court in Suriname on Friday convicted President Desi Bouterse of murder for the execution of 15 opponents in 1982 following a coup to seize power, sentencing the man who has dominated the former Dutch colony's recent history to 20 years in prison. Opposition parties ...