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Echoes of war: A journey around Sierra Leone

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. In advance of the ruling, Reuters photograph …
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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

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

Hague court convicts Charles Taylor of crimes in Sierra Leone

News : The Newsroom (2 years ago)

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. Read Post


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