Charles Taylor

 
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
As Liberia appears before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Liberians ask why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible...
President-elect George Weah: What's next for Liberia?
President-elect George Weah: What's next for Liberia?
A peaceful transition of power in Africa's oldest republic is cause for optimism, according to analysts, but major challenges lie ahead for...
Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.
Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.
International football stars and Liberians on Friday celebrated George Weah's presidential victory in the West African country's first democratic...
A stable Liberia tallies up Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential score
A stable Liberia tallies up Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential score
Just down the dirt road from where Anthony Chea stands, a group of children march in a line chanting, their faces decorated with white paint. Near...
Charles Taylor's sentence upheld at war crimes tribunal
Charles Taylor's sentence upheld at war crimes tribunal
The former Liberian president Charles Taylor has had his 50-year prison sentence for aiding and abetting war crimes in west Africa upheld at a...
Charles Taylor begins appeal against 50-year sentence
Charles Taylor begins appeal against 50-year sentence
Taylor, wearing a black suit, white shirt and red tie, listened intently as the prosecution began its appeal at the Special Court for Sierra Leone,...
Court to hear Charles Taylor's appeal
Court to hear Charles Taylor's appeal
Prosecutors and lawyers defending former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor will on Tuesday begin their appeals at Sierra Leone's UN-backed special...
Brutal warlord 'deserves' life in jail
Brutal warlord 'deserves' life in jail
Liberia's former president has been sentenced to 50 years in jail for being "in a class of his own" for war crimes committed during the civil war...
Justice in Africa: Charles Taylor was just the beginning
Justice in Africa: Charles Taylor was just the beginning
Former Liberia president Charles Taylor has been handed a 50-year jail term for his role in Sierra Leone's civil war. The sentencing is seen as a...
War crimes court jails Liberia's Taylor for 50 years
War crimes court jails Liberia's Taylor for 50 years
Taylor (64) was convicted last month of all 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for aiding and abetting Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front (RUF) during the country's brutal 1991-2001 civil war.In return, the court said, he was paid in diamonds mined...
Charles Taylor: 'What I did was in honour'
Charles Taylor: 'What I did was in honour'
Convicted war criminal Charles Taylor has accused the international community of selectively targeting African heads of state with prosecutions but...
Liberia's Taylor claims conspiracy in war crimes trial
Liberia's Taylor claims conspiracy in war crimes trial
Taylor (64) was found guilty by the UN-backed court last month of aiding and abetting war crimes in Sierra Leone.

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