Abeng Central

News and background stories on maroon communities in the Americas.

Suriname parliament excludes Moiwana-crimes from controversial amnesty law

Sources: De Ware Tijd, RNW, AP Lawmakers in Suriname have approved amnesty legislation that pardons President Desi Bouterse for human rights violations committed under his earlier military dictatorship (1980 – … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Moiwana victims want execution of verdict to be completed by May 25 elections

Information source: De Ware Tijd Surviving members of the Moiwana massacre have urged secretary Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Justice and Police to make haste with the completion of the verdict that … Continue reading

May 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Construction about to resume at Moiwana housing project

Work is about to resume at the Nduyka village of Moiwana, in Eastern Suriname, where new homes are erected as part of a verdict by the Inter-American Court of Human … Continue reading

September 7, 2009 · Leave a comment