NAGs Surinamese Liberation Army (SLA)

Surinamese Liberation Army (SLA)

Year Formed: 1987
Year Terminated: 1987

Target States:

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Demands for Policy Change

External Supporters:



Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 424

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1621

French, Howard W. "To Suriname Refugees, Truce Means Betrayal." The New York Times 14 Apr. 1991: n. pag. Print.


Hoefte, Rosemarijn. Suriname in the Long Twentieth Century: Domination, Contestation, Globalization. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
O'SHAUGHNESSY,Hugh. "Suriname war a threat to France." The Globe and Mail (Canada). 24 Feb 1987

"Iraqis warn U.N. over 'no-fly zone.'" The Toronto Star. 26 Agu 1992


"AROUND THE WORLD Pact signed by Suriname ends 3 years of conflict." The Globe and Mail (Canada). 22 July 1989


"U.S. plans to cut off PLO talks." The Toronto Star. 20 Jun 1990


"Troops close in on Surinam rebels." The Independent London. 20 June 1990


Reuters. "Suriname's Leader and Rebel Chief Vow to Negotiate Uprising's End." The New York Times. N.p., 27 Mar. 1991. Web. <>.


 Kambel, Ellen-Rose, and Fergus MacKay. The rights of indigenous peoples and maroons in Suriname. No. 96. IWGIA, 1999.