Surinamese president Bouterse says trust boss TO not on
The Surinamese president Desi Bouterse shows the position of the highest boss of the Public prosecution service (OM) is still untouched. Bouterse said earlier, the trust in the attorney-general.
After a conversation that the two at the beginning of this week argued, would Bouterse for the sake of the “higher national interest” point of view have to be revised, writes the local media Starnieuws.
The resolution in which Bouterse and his ministers the confidence in Roy Baidjnath Panday opzegden, has now been formally withdrawn. The members of the Surinamese Public prosecution service (OM) responded Monday, outraged about the fact that Bouterse the trust would terminate in the highest boss of the ORDER, the attorney-general.
At the end of last month, demanded the TO twenty years in prison against Bouterse for his involvement in the December murders in 1982.
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The Surinamese bar association (SOVA) claimed that neither the government of Suriname, nor president Bouterse, the attorney-general can dismiss. The boss of the ORDER is appointed for life. And that should be the guarantee that it will remain independent.
Also the lawyer of the relatives of the victims of the December murders and the opposition parties were negative about the decision to have the confidence to say in the attorney-general. The bishop of Paramaribo responded with “great concern” on the accusation to the attorney-general that he ‘misconduct’ would have shown, just because it is TO the strafeis for Bouterse has ruled.
In the trial about the December murders the torture and shooting in a legerkazerne of fifteen opponents of the then military regime in 1982. The regime was led by a military leader, and now president, Desi Bouterse.
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