Revolution Day in Suriname
Revolution Day in Suriname is held on February 25. This event in the third decade of the month February is annual. Help us
The 1980 Surinamese coup d'état, usually referred to as the Sergeants' Coup, was a military coup in Suriname which occurred on 25 February 1980, when a group of 16 sergeants of the Surinamese Armed Forces led by Dési Bouterse overthrew the government of Prime Minister Henck Arron with a violent coup d'état.
On the day of the coup, Bouterse's soldiers burned down the Central Police Station of Suriname. The remains of the building now form the Monument of the Revolution, and every year on 25 February, the coup is commemorated there.
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