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.

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.

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.

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.

Charles Taylor to appeal sentence

2012-06-19 12:57

Lawyers for Liberia's former president Charles Taylor plan to appeal a 50-year prison sentence handed down to him by a special UN-backed court last month, a document before the court says.

S Leone victims hail Taylor jail sentence

2012-05-30 13:42

Victims of Sierra Leone's civil war have welcomed a 50-year prison sentence term for Liberia’s former leader Charles Taylor for backing the rebels who wrought terror in their country.

Charles Taylor sentenced to 50 years

2012-05-30 11:51

A UN-backed war crimes court has sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for arming Sierra Leone rebels in return for "blood diamonds".

Guilty Charles Taylor faces sentencing

2012-05-28 07:58

Liberian warlord Charles Taylor is set to be sentenced for war crimes by a special UN court after being found guilty of arming Sierra Leone rebels in return for "blood diamonds".

Lawyers to argue Charles Taylor sentencing

2012-05-16 08:02

Sierra Leone’s UN-backed war crimes court is set to hear arguments on the sentencing of Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, who has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity.


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.

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.

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.

Taylor appeals war crimes conviction

2012-07-20 07:40

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor has appealed his conviction for war crimes in Sierra Leone and a 50-year jail sentence imposed, the international court handling the case says.

Charles Taylor was once a feared warlord

2012-05-30 15:28

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor, the first former head of state to be sentenced in a war crimes trial by a global court since 1946, was once one of Africa's most feared warlords.

Taylor committed 'heinous, brutal crimes'

2012-05-30 12:31

Judges at an international war crimes court that sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison said Taylor was responsible for "some of the most heinous and brutal crimes recorded in human history".

Charles Taylor to be sentenced

2012-05-30 10:56

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor is set to be sentenced for war crimes by a UN court after being convicted for arming Sierra Leone rebels in return for "blood diamonds".

Prosecutors paid witnesses, says Taylor

2012-05-16 14:01

Convicted Liberian warlord Charles Taylor has accused prosecutors of paying and intimidating witnesses as he addressed a UN court in The Hague.

80-yrs for Taylor would be 'excessive'

2012-05-11 13:03

Lawyers defending convicted Liberian warlord Charles Taylor are seeking a lesser sentence than the 80 years requested by the prosecution, which they say is "excessive".

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