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Hague court convicts Charles Taylor of crimes in Sierra Leone

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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The Sierra Leone Special Court in The Hague has convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor of war crimes. Taylor was facing 11 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Liberians have received the guilty verdict wit...

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

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