ON APRIL 26th Charles Taylor, Liberia's former president, was sentenced for crimes in Sierra Leone's civil war.
In Liberia's long civil wars, Charles Taylor led the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), a rebel group, against the country's president, Samuel Doe
In June 1990 NPFL rebels entered the Liberian capital, Monrovia
Child soldiers were common throughout Liberia's conflict.
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
An international war crimes tribunal Thursday found Liberia's former president, Charles Taylor, guilty of aiding and abetting rebels who raped, killed and mutilated civilians in neighboring Sierra Leone. However, prosecutors failed ... Read Post