Suriname indignant about “decision” Bouterse
The members of the Surinamese Public prosecution service (OM) are outraged that president Desi Bouterse, the trust would terminate in the highest boss of the Public prosecution service (OM), the prosecutor-general (pg).
In a Monday night statement issued they propose: “The members of the Public Ministry with great indignation took note of the decision of the Government c.q. the President of the Republic of Suriname to the trust to say in the attorney-general.”
They request that the president review of the decision “to prevent further deterioration of the rule of law”.
Bouterse confidence in the attorney-general want to cancel. Allegedly is the reason for the punishment of twenty years in prison TO the end of June against him and demanded for his involvement in the infamous December murders in 1982.
‘Bouterse wants attorney-general of Suriname to blow’
Appointed for life
The Surinamese bar association (SOVA) suggested Monday that neither the government of Suriname, nor president Bouterse, the pg can dismiss. The pg is appointed for life. And that should be the guarantee that it will remain independent. “We should be vigilant and any interference and undue influence or threat of the independence of the rule of law reject” the order.
The lawyer of the relatives of the victims of the December murders, Hugo Essed, that Bouterse and the government with his plan to “prove that the interest of the individual Bouterse above the importance of the rule of law. Only the fact that this danger is unacceptable.”
The opposition in the Surinamese parliament find that Bouterse thus the foundation of the rule of law affects them. The bishop of Paramaribo, suriname, with “major concerns” responded to the accusation on the pg that he is ‘misconduct’ would have shown, just because it is TO the strafeis for Bouterse has ruled.
Timeline: 35 years December murders Suriname