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.
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
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