Charles Taylor’s Conviction Upheald on Appeal

TaylorYesterday, 27 September 2013, the Appeals Chamber of the Special Court for Sierra Leone upheald former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s conviction and 50 year prision sentence for 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

This judgment is interesting for its apparant departure from the recent jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, however, this aspect will have to be analyzed in greater detail. For now, you can find the judgment here.


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