Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 7°C Wednesday 28 September 2022

#Charles Taylor

# charles-taylor - Thursday 26 September, 2013

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor

Sep 26th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,578 Views 19 Comments

Victims of the former Liberian president’s regime spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term was upheld.

# charles-taylor - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 91 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# charles-taylor - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

May 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,433 Views 15 Comments

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

# charles-taylor - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor

May 3rd 2012, 10:03 PM 2,938 Views 5 Comments

Prosecutors say that Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape on a mass scale.

# charles-taylor - Friday 27 April, 2012

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,692 Views 4 Comments

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

# charles-taylor - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial
# Liberia
# Liberia

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial

Apr 26th 2012, 12:18 PM 2,242 Views 12 Comments

Former Liberian president is first world leader convicted by an international court since the Nuremburg trials.

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

Apr 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,397 Views 3 Comments

The former Liberian leader will be the first ex-president to receive judgment from an international tribunal since the Nuremberg trials.

# charles-taylor - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case

Jun 16th 2011, 9:56 AM 338 Views 0 Comments

Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.

# charles-taylor - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Blood diamond trials: The story so far
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Blood diamond trials: The story so far

Aug 10th 2010, 9:05 AM 156 Views 0 Comments

Who said what to whom and when about the ‘dirty pebbles’.

# charles-taylor - Monday 9 August, 2010

Naomi's diamond testimony comes under fire
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Naomi's diamond testimony comes under fire

Aug 9th 2010, 12:57 PM 141 Views 0 Comments

Mia Farrow contradicts model’s statement at Special Court for Sierra Leone.