Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse at a meeting in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Suriname court convicts President Desi Bouterse of murder for 1982 executions

  • South American leader, who is currently on official trip in China, sentenced to 20 years in prison over death of 15 political opponents
  • Victims, including lawyers, journalists and university teachers, were taken from homes in operation overseen by Bouterse
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Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse at a meeting in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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