Fort zeelandia: history of paramaribo - see 473 fort zeelandia was the location of the december murders of 1982 and was used to hold & torture. Fort zeelandia is a fortress in paramaribo, it was the scene of the december murders of 1982 and was used to hold and torture political prisoners. The december murders led to international protest by numerous western countries and human rights the fifteen victims were transported to fort zeelandia,. 1982: suriname’s “december murders” december 8th, 2009 headsman this was the date in 1982 of the “december murders” (“decembermoorden”), when 15 opponents of suriname’s military dictatorship were shot at fort zeelandia.
Fort zeelandia is a fortress in paramaribo, fort zeelandia was the location of the december murders of 1982 and was used to hold and torture political prisoners. By marvin hockstam cmc suriname correspondent paramaribo, suriname, june 28, 2017 (cmc) — suriname’s military prosecutor, today, demanded a 20-year jail term for president, desi bouterse, for his alleged role in the so called “december murders” that has given the country’s ‘trial of the century’ an unexpected historical turn. Public exhibition by kurt nahar in collaboration with marcel pinas theme december 8 murders location: gardens of fort zeelandia/ opening december 8th 2009. Why would anyone go to suriname share the equivalent landmark might be fort zeelandia granting bouterse and 24 other suspects in the december murders.
Paul bhagwandas (30 november 1950 bhagwandas was in charge of the arrests and the internment of the arrested people in fort zeelandia december murders edit. A man sits along the banks of the suriname river in the 1982—the so-called december murders were rounded up and brought to fort zeelandia. Suriname: families of bouterse’s victims seek 8 december trial the fort zeelandia killings and said he was not present at the fort at the time the murders. The december murders (dutch: decembermoorden) were the murders on 7, 8, soldiers of dési bouterse, the then dictator of suriname, took them to fort zeelandia.
Fort zeelandia stands proudly on the shore of the suriname river in the who called it fort zeelandia the fort’s current brick the december murders of. Talk:paramaribo from wikivoyage jump fort zeelandia you can't talk about fort zeelandia without talking about the december murders the events made the. Suriname – defying the president, suriname’s military court decides to continue murder trial against bouterse involvement in the 1982 ‘december murders.
Suspect in bouterse murder trial commits suicide elgin argued that there was a script for the december murders, in then military headquarters fort zeelandia. After checking in to your hotel (see below), go straight for a stroll along the waterkant (the waterside) one of the prettiest and liveliest streets in paramaribo head to fort zeelandia on the eastern end, passing by onafhankelijkheidplein (independence square) and the presidential palace. Fort zeelandia, also known as fort willoughby, is a historic pentagonal fortress that is located in the capital and also largest city of the republic of. Another interesting place in paramaribo is fort zeelandia, the dark and tainted event was known as the december murders.
Old fort zeelandia in paramaribo fort zeelandia stands proudly on the shore of the suriname river in the shade of centuries-old the december murders of 1982. After the december murders reportedly he was forced out of his car near fort zeelandia and shot in the head, with his body left outside the office of desi bouterse. Bastion veere of fort zeelandia, where during the military government of dési bouterse in the 1980s, the “december murders” took place: on 8 december 1982 fifteen prominent people were shot without process: a plaque with their names commemorates them. The expression december murders is generally used for the murder on december 8, they were executed in fort zeelandia,.
Bouterse had nothing to do with 1982 deaths -lawyer tells court to as the ‘december killings’ or december murders were under arrest in fort zeelandia,. Fort zeelandia: fort zeelandia: memorial at fortress zeelandia of the december murders comitted by desi bouterse cs statue of queen wilhelmina of the netherlands,. The case against suriname's president desi bouterse 2015 the nf is supporting families of the victims of the “december murders in fort zeelandia. Prosecutor wants suriname president locked away for 20 years for killing political opponents december 8, 1982 murders at fort zeelandia fort zeelandia,.