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Charles Taylor Faces Verdict From Brutal African War


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- 2520 days ago - npr.org
Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia, is on trial at the Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague, Netherlands. He is charged with 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity -- including murder, rape, sexual slavery and the use of child



   

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Past Member (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 5:30 am
Hope he get what he deserve. Thank you Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 6:09 am
Thanks.
 

pam w (139)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 8:54 am
Yes...may justice be served!
 

Robyn M (123)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 10:18 am
Makes you wonder if he even has a soul!
 

Rosemary R (643)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 1:24 pm
Karma & Justice for this murderer!
 

. (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 2:00 pm
What a story;I didn't know half of this. Thanks
 

Aimee A (177)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 3:19 pm
Scary stuff! Thanks for posting!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 3:57 pm
Glad this has finaly happened.
 

John B (185)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 6:10 pm
It has been a long time on coming. I hpe he get the maximum sentence. Thanks for the posting Cal.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 11:49 pm
...this morning, while I was getting ready for work, and the TV was on...and one of the best movies, I have ever seen was on..."Blood Diamonds"....stange the coincedences, huh!!!!???!!
 

Robert O (12)
Friday April 27, 2012, 1:37 am
I only hope justice is served.
 

Vivien Green (153)
Friday April 27, 2012, 5:59 am
Noted thank you Cal.
Hope he gets life in jail.
 

Ellen m (215)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 12:55 am
He has been found guilty, now give him the maximum, the devil will get the rest of him soon enough...

But the fact that he still has supporters, some even call him a messiah (?!) and that his wife is still a politician in Liberia which has seemingly started turning away from the progressive way it was heading under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf until recently does not bode well for the future of the country.
 
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