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Director Ida Does uncovers the horrifying past of Suriname as she delves into the torture and murder of 15 individuals under the military dictatorship of Desi Bouterse. Through eyewitness testimonies, archival footage, and contemporary art, the film reveals the systematic attack on democratic Suriname. Not only were there brutal killings, but also a destructive assault on free press and trade unions. The documentary explores the ongoing struggle for truth and justice, exemplified by the 8 December trial that resulted in a 20-year sentence for Bouterse. It paints a chilling picture of a night marred by dictatorship, while emphasizing the resilience of those seeking accountability.

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