Suriname - Abolition of the death penalty

France welcomes the adoption on March 3 by the Parliament of Suriname of the new Criminal Code abolishing the death penalty.

Suriname therefore becomes the 102nd totally abolitionist country.

France reaffirms its resolute and constant opposition to the death penalty everywhere and under all circumstances, and encourages all countries to make progress toward abolition./.

Last modified on 13/03/2015

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