Bouterse

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Wilfred Hawker
... In February 1980, Dési Bouterse gained control of Suriname after staging a successful coup ... Hawker was a member of the sixteen associates around Bouterse that assisted him in gaining power ... In August, Bouterse dissolved parliament and declared a state of emergency ...
December Murders - Description - Aftermath and Legal Action
... After the 2010 Parliamentary elections, won by Bouterse, then-president Ronald Venetiaan refused to even mention Bouterse's name or congratulate him Venetiaan, the Minister of Education in the ...
Dési Bouterse
... Desiré Delano "Dési" Bouterse (Domburg (Wanica), 13 October 1945) is the ninth President of Suriname ... Bouterse is the chairman of the Surinamese political combination Megacombinatie (Megacombination) and the leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP), which is part of the Megacombination ... On 19 July 2010, Bouterse was elected as President of Suriname with 36 of 50 parliament votes and on 12 August 2010 he was inaugurated ...
Surinamese General Election, 2005 - Campaign
... if the main opposition party, the National Democratic Party, led by Desi Bouterse came back to power ... Bouterse had been convicted in the Netherlands for drug smuggling and was accused of involvement in the killing of 15 people in 1982 when he was the military ruler of ... Bouterse, however denied the charges and accused the United States of interfering in the election ...
Sport In Suriname - History - December Killings
... of 7 December 1982, the military, under the leadership of Dési Bouterse, rounded up 15 prominent citizens who had criticized the military dictatorship in Suriname, and brought them to Fort Zeelandia ... Bouterse is being tried for the murders, but the Suriname parliament has passed a law that grants Bouterse amnesty for the alleged violations ... Bouterse has been convicted in absentia in the Netherlands on drug smuggling charges ...