Liberia’s Charles Taylor To Spend The Rest Of His Life In Prison



Appeals judges have upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor on Thursday, reaffirming the 50-year prison sentence he was given last year for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during Sierra Leone’s civil war.
Judges last year convicted him on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for aiding and abetting the rebels who murdered, raped and pillaged their way through neighbouring Sierra Leone during an 11-year civil war which cost some 50,000 lives until 2002

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