Suriname

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Overview

The trial of President Bouterse and 24 others accused of the extrajudicial killing of 15 political opponents in 1982 failed to restart. Steps were taken towards the abolition of the death penalty.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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