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.
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — An international war crimes court on Thursday upheld the conviction and 50-year sentence of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for aiding rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone, saying his financia...