Charles Taylor's 50-Year Sentence Upheld By Appeals Court

September 26, 2013   // 0 Comments

By MIKE CORDER LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands -- An international war crimes court upheld the conviction and 50-year sentence of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for aiding rebels in Sierra Leone, ruling Thursday that his financial, material and tactical support fueled horrendous crimes against civilians. The appeals chamber of the Special Court for Sierra Leone kept the 65-year-old Taylor's ...

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