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World Welcomes War Crimes Conviction of Taylor

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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The global community is welcoming the decision of an international court to convict former Liberian President Charles Taylor of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone. A special tribunal in The Hague on Thursday found Taylor guilty on all 11 counts against him, including acts of terrorism, murder and rape […]

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Charles Taylor Convicted of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by a special tribunal in The Hague. The Special Court for Sierra Leone ruled Thursday that Taylor aided and abetted severe human rights abuses carried out by rebels during Sierra Leone’s civil war. Presiding Judge Richard Lussick said Taylor […]

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Charles Taylor Convicted of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by a special tribunal in The Hague. The Special Court for Sierra Leone ruled Thursday that Taylor aided and abetted severe human rights abuses carried out by rebels during Sierra Leone’s civil war. Presiding Judge Richard Lussick said Taylor […]

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Charles Taylor Convicted of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by a special tribunal in The Hague. The Special Court for Sierra Leone ruled Thursday that Taylor aided and abetted severe human rights abuses carried out by rebels during Sierra Leone’s civil war. Presiding Judge Richard Lussick said the […]

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Charles Taylor Found Guilty of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal in The Hague has found former Liberian president Charles Taylor guilty on multiple counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Special Court for Sierra Leone ruled Thursday that Taylor was guilty of murder, rape, sexual slavery, and other charges. The charges stemmed from Taylor’s support for rebels during Sierra Leone’s […]

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World Awaits Landmark African War Crimes Verdict

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal in The Hague is delivering its verdict in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, accused of masterminding some of the worst human rights abuses in recent memory. The Special Court for Sierra Leone is meeting Thursday, almost five years after the trial opened. Mr. Taylor faces 11 counts of war […]

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World Awaits Landmark African War Crimes Verdict

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal in The Hague is starting to deliver its findings in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, accused of masterminding some of the worst human rights abuses in recent memory. The Special Court for SierraLeone is meeting Thursday, almost five years after the trial opened. Mr. Taylor faces 11 counts of […]

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World Awaits Landmark African War Crimes Verdict

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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A special tribunal in The Hague is set to deliver its verdict Thursday in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, accused of masterminding some of the worst human rights abuses in recent memory. Mr. Taylor faces 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for the deaths of an estimated half-million people […]

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Special Court to Announce Verdict in Charles Taylor Trial

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Judges at a United Nations-backed war crimes tribunal are set to hand down their verdict Thursday in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, who is accused of masterminding some of the worst human rights abuses in recent African history. The Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague charged Mr. Taylor with 11 […]

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Verdict in Charles Taylor Trial Due Thursday

Posted April 25th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal is set to hand down a verdict Thursday in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor. The Special Court for Sierra Leone charged Mr. Taylor with 11 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other violations of international law for his alleged support of rebels during Sierra Leone’s […]

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