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Tribunal to Sentence Charles Taylor for War Crimes

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal is set to sentence former Liberian president Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Special Court for Sierra Leone will hand down its sentence Wednesday in The Hague, with prosecutors asking for an 80-year prison term. Taylor’s defense has recommended the punishment not amount to an effective life sentence […]

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