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A tyrant on trial

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 AFP In June 1990 NPFL rebels entered the Liberian capital, Monrovia AFP Child soldiers were common throughout Liberia's conflict.
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