A U.N.-backed court on Thursday convicted ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor of war crimes during the conflict in Sierra Leone, making him the first former head of state to be found guilty by an international tribunal.
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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
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