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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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Charles Taylor’s 50-Year Sentence Upheld For War Crimes In Sierra Leone

News : The Inquisitr - News (11 months ago)

The Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) upheld its 50-year sentence for Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, Thursday in The Hague. “The appeals chamber… affirms the sentence of 50 years in prison and orders that the sente... Read Post

Liberia ex-president Taylor guilty in war crimes trial

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

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

Former Liberian leader Taylor sentenced to 50 years for war crimes

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

The Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague, Netherlands, on Wednesday sentenced Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, to 50 years in prison for war crimes committed in the civil war of neighboring country Sierra Leone ov... Read Post


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