Bram Behr

Journalist, Deceased Person

1951 – 1982

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Who was Bram Behr?

Abraham Maurits "Bram" Behr was a Surinamese communist. He was best known as a propagandist and journalist. He published the pamphlet De Rode Surinamer and edited the weekly newspaper Mokro. He also founded and led the Hoxhaist Communist Party of Suriname in opposition to the military dictatorship of D├ęsi Bouterse. Behr was assassinated along with 14 other prominent Bouterse opponents on December 8, 1982, an incident known as the Decembermoorden.

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Born
Jan 18, 1951
Nationality
  • Suriname
Profession
Died
Dec 8, 1982

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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