June 30, 2014

Suriname’s abolition efforts called a regional boost against death penalty

PARAMARIBO — News that Suriname is pushing a bill to its National Assembly to abolish the death penalty has been welcomed as a boost by regional abolitionists who met recently in Puerto Rico.

“Suriname will soon abolish the death penalty in its criminal code,” National Assembly vice-chair Ruth Wijdenbosch told the annual general meeting of the World Coalition Against the death Penalty in San Juan last week. Read more.

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