ARTICLES RELATING TO CHARLES TAYLOR

Taylor: Imprisonment in UK breaches my rights

2014-06-19 20:14

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor says his imprisonment in Britain breaches his human rights and has applied to serve the rest of his jail term for war crimes in Rwanda, his lawyer says.

Liberia's Taylor 'ill-treated' in UK jail

2013-10-29 21:55

Ex Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, who was sentenced to 50 years for war crimes and crimes against humanity, is being "ill-treated" in his British jail.

Kigali to deliberate on Taylor's jail term

2013-10-15 11:18

Kigali says it is "ready to make appropriate deliberations" on whether former Liberian leader Charles Taylor can serve his 50-year prison sentence in a Rwandan court.

Documents detail Taylor's life behind bars

2013-10-14 17:19

New documents released by lawyers for former Liberian President Charles Taylor has indicated the convicted war criminal enjoys playing tennis with fellow inmates.

Charles Taylor to serve sentence in UK

2013-10-10 12:44

The British government says former Liberian president Charles Taylor will be transferred to a UK prison to serve his 50-year sentence for sponsoring atrocities in Sierra Leone.

Charles Taylor faces final war crimes verdict

2013-09-26 07:46

A UN-backed court is set to hand down its final verdict against Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor, jailed initially for 50 years for arming rebels during Sierra Leone’s brutal 1990s civil war.

Arms dealer 'expelled' from S Leone

2013-08-06 08:54

A Sierra Leone court has issued an arrest warrant for one of the most notorious arms dealers of its brutal 11-year civil war.

Liberia's neglected mass grave

2013-06-05 13:02

A neglected mass grave in Liberia's Carter Camp speaks volumes about victims of the country's massacre and lack of justice.

Liberia's Taylor begins appeal

2013-01-22 18:26

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has began his appeal against a 50-year prison sentence handed down by Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court.

Taylor should be a free man – judge

2012-11-26 07:53

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor should have walked free and not been jailed for war crimes because there was not enough evidence to prove he was guilty beyond reasonable doubt, a judge says.

 

UK denies ill-treating Liberia's Taylor

2013-10-29 22:49

The family of former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor says he is being ill-treated in the British jail where he is serving his 50-year war crimes sentence, but Britain dismissed the allegations as "utter nonsense".

Charles Taylor sent to UK jail

2013-10-15 13:56

Liberia's ex-warlord Charles Taylor has been transferred from The Hague to a British prison to serve his 50-year sentence for war crimes, the Special Court for Sierra Leone says.

Charles Taylor 'prefers Rwandan jail to UK'

2013-10-15 09:56

Ex-Liberian leader Charles Taylor has expressed fears of being attacked in a British prison, asking the court that convicted him to allow him to serve his 50-year sentence for war crimes in Rwanda.

Africa must stand up against ICC, says Zim

2013-10-11 08:59

Zimbabwe's justice minister says his nation will back any calls for African countries that want to break ties with the ICC at the continentwide African Union summit this weekend in Ethiopia.

Court upholds 50 years for Charles Taylor

2013-09-26 13:23

An international war crimes court has upheld the conviction and 50-year sentence of former Liberian president Charles Taylor for aiding rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone.

Charles Taylor to hear appeal verdict

2013-09-25 22:03

Charles Taylor is to hear judgment in appeal against his Sierra Leone atrocities conviction.

Liberian women's war wounds fester

2013-06-26 07:46

Liberian women still remember the terror of being shot in crossfire during the country's bloody civil war 10 years ago. For many, it was an agonising experience.

Sierra Leone rebels depended on Taylor

2013-01-23 16:31

Sierra Leone's rebels depended on logistics provided by Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor to kill, rape and mutilate thousands during the west African nation's savage civil war.

War crimes court hears Taylor appeal

2013-01-22 10:54

Prosecutors and lawyers defending former Liberian warlord Charles Taylor are set to begin their appeals at Sierra Leone's UN-backed special court against his 50-year prison sentence.

Not all Charles Taylor money traced

2012-10-10 18:57

A money shortage is impeding the investigation into former Liberian president Charles Taylor's funds.

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