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Former Liberian leader Taylor sentenced to 50 years for war crimes

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 over the course of five years.
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