Conviction Of Liberia's Charles Taylor Seen As Double-edged

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A war crimes court's verdict sends a message to other warlords, but it also could hinder peace negotiations, analysts say.JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The litany of abuses was chilling: mass murder, rape, sexual slavery. Forcing children to fight. Chopping off victims' limbs.

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  • Liberian Charles Taylor moved to British prison to serve war crimes conviction
    The plea fell on deaf ears and Taylor, the first head of state to be convicted since the Nuremberg trials, was handed over to representatives of Her Majesty's Prison Service after his plane landed at 11am, the Hague court said. "Charles Ghankay Taylor...
    10/15/2013 - 3:20 am | View Link
  • Liberia’s Charles Taylor Loses Appeal Against War Crimes Conviction
    Charles Taylor lost his appeal against a war-crimes conviction on Thursday as judges confirmed a 50-year jail term against the Liberian ex-president for encouraging rebels in Sierra Leone to mutilate, rape and murder victims in its civil war. Presiding ...
    09/27/2013 - 12:27 am | View Link
  • Liberia's Charles Taylor loses appeal against war crimes conviction
    THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Charles Taylor lost his appeal against a warcrimes conviction on Thursday, judges confirming a 50-year jail term against the former Liberian president for encouraging rebels in Sierra Leone to mutilate, rape and murder victims in a ...
    09/26/2013 - 11:56 am | View Link
  • Liberia's Charles Taylor loses appeal against war crimes conviction
    Presiding Judge George Gelaga King said Taylor had aided and abetted crimes committed by Revolutionary United Front and Armed Forces Revolutionary Council rebels, advising and assisting them while knowing well the kinds of crimes they were committing.
    09/26/2013 - 3:49 am | View Link
  • Liberia’s Taylor appeals war crimes conviction
    THE HAGUE, Jul 19 – Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor ... sex slaves. Taylor, 64, maintained his innocence during the trial which saw a number of high-profile witnesses testify including British supermodel Naomi Campbell. Liberia’s president from ...
    07/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    News about Charles G. Taylor. Commentary and archival information about Charles Taylor from The New York Times.
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  • Charles Taylor (Liberian politician)
    Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor (born 28 January 1948) is a Liberian former politician who was the 22nd President of Liberia, serving from 2 August 1997 until his ...
    03/1/2015 - 9:02 pm | View Website
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    As former Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes, a look back at his role in the inter-related conflicts in Liberia and ...
    03/1/2015 - 6:51 am | View Website
  • FORMER LIBERIAN REGIME OF CHARLES TAYLOR SANCTIONS PROGRAM
    I. INTRODUCTION . The former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor sanctions program implemented by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) began on July 22 ...
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  • Charles Taylor: Liberia's former president finally faces ...
    Charles Taylor: Liberia’s former president finally faces punishment for his horrific war crimes
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