Charles Taylor conviction a warning to strongmen?
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor waits for verdict at the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Photo: AP/Peter DeJong United Nations officials today welcomed the welcomed the guilty verdict handed down against former Liberian President Charles
The Special Court for Sierra Leone has found Charles Taylor guilty on all counts, but only as an aider and abettor — the judges have rejected the prosecution's allegations that he participated in a JCE to commit the crimes
Gideon Rachman and his FT colleagues debate international affairs.
(AP) LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands – Former Liberian President Charles Taylor on Thursday became the first head of state since World War II convicted by an international war crimes court, a legal landmark observers say sent a clear message to tyrants
The conviction today by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for aiding and abetting war crimes committed in neighboring Sierra Leone — the first such conviction of a former head of state — is a welcome