Judges Uphold Conviction of Ex-Liberian Leader Charles Taylor

Judges in the Hague have upheld the 50-year jail sentence of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for funding extremists in Sierra Leone's 11-year civil war. The ex-leader has been convicted on charges of 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity which included terrorism, murder, rape and using child soldiers. Reports say about 50,000 people died in the 11-year civil war that …

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