Desi Bouterse: Suriname president gets 20 years in jail for murder

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Suriname’s President Desi Bouterse has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over the execution of 15 political opponents in 1982. Bouterse, 74, is currently on an official visit in China and will have two weeks to appeal against the conviction. He was found guilty of planning and ordering the extrajudicial execution of 15 political […]

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