Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor Found Guilty

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A UN-backed international court has convicted former Liberian president Charles Taylor of war crimes. Taylor, 64, was charged with 11 counts of war crimes including murder, rape, conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery during intertwined wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone. He is the first African head of state to be found guilty by an international tribunal. "The trial chamber unanimously finds you guilty of aiding and abetting [all of these] crimes," presiding judge Richard Lussick said in court. The Special Court for Sierra Leone found him guilty of all of the charges.

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It is astounding to notice

It is astounding to notice that even in the international court you mostly see people of color on trial. Oh I forgot, if you run a so called democracy or have a few nuclear weapons in your basement you are exempt from UN tribunals.