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# charles-taylor - Thursday 26 September, 2013

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

Sep 26th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,566 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
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From The Daily Edge
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 74 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
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# Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

May 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,422 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
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# Charles Taylor

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor

May 3rd 2012, 10:03 PM 2,928 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'
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Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,676 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
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Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial

Apr 26th 2012, 12:18 PM 2,231 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
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Naomi Campbell and blood diamonds: key moments of the Charles Taylor trial

Apr 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,365 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
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# Blood Diamonds

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

Jun 16th 2011, 9:56 AM 327 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
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Blood diamond trials: The story so far

Aug 10th 2010, 9:05 AM 149 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
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# War Crimes

Naomi's diamond testimony comes under fire

Aug 9th 2010, 12:57 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

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