What did Charles Taylor do to Liberia?
On April 26, 2012, former Liberian president Charles Taylor is found guilty of abetting horrific war crimes, including rape and mutilation in Sierra Leone. His conviction was the first for war crimes by a former head of state in an international court since the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders after World War II.
Was Charles Taylor convicted by the ICC?
The Hague court found Taylor guilty of 11 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious violations of international humanitarian law, including murder, forced labour and slavery, recruiting child soldiers and rape.
Who convicted Charles Taylor?
The Conviction On April 26, 2012 Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) judges ruled that Taylor was guilty of aiding and abetting the RUF in all 11 charges, including murder, rape, and pillage.
Why did the ICC find Charles Taylor guilty?
His lawyers had argued that there were legal errors during his trial. Taylor, 65, was found to have supplied weapons to the Revolutionary United Front rebels in exchange for a constant flow of so-called blood diamonds.
What did Charles Taylor believe in?
Charles Taylor (philosopher)
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|Notable ideas||Communitarian critique of liberalism critique of naturalism and formalist epistemology engaged hermeneutics|
Who is Charles Taylor Sierra Leone?
Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, was tried and convicted in April 2012 on 11 charges arising from war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other serious violations of international humanitarian law, committed from November 30, 1996 to January 18, 2002 during the course of Sierra Leone’s civil war.