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Hague court convicts Charles Taylor of crimes in Sierra Leone

2 years agoNews : The Newsroom

A U.N.-backed Sierra Leone court convicted former Liberian president Charles Taylor of war crimes on Thursday, the first African head of state to be found guilty by an international tribunal.
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Court to deliver milestone verdict in Charles Taylor's war crimes trial

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

An international war crimes tribunal delivers its verdict Thursday in the trial of Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president accused of arming rebels who raped, killed and mutilated civilians in neighboring Sierra Leone. Taylor ... Read Post

Liberian strongman Charles Taylor's war crimes conviction: What now?

News : The Week: News & Opinion (2 years ago)

A special international tribunal in The Hague convicted former Liberian leader Charles Taylor for a whole host of war crimes on Thursday, making Taylor the first head of state convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity sinc... Read Post

Who is former Liberian president Charles Taylor?

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

The first former head of state to be convicted of war crimes since World War II was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday by an international court in The Hague, Netherlands. The Special Court for Sierra Leone convicted former L... Read Post


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