Former Liberian President Charles Taylor Found Guilty of War Crimes

Taylor is the first African head of state convicted by international court.

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The West African warlord who was convicted of crimes against humanity which included:

  Funneled arms, ammunition and mining equipment in return for ‘stones’

  Guilty of 11 counts of murder, rape, terror and conscripting child soldiers

  ‘Beyond reasonable doubt aided and abetted crimes of Sierra Leone rebels’

  Becomes the first African head of state convicted by international court

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135369/Charles-Taylor-trial-Found-guilty-arming-Sierra-Leone-rebels-exchange-blood-diamonds.html#ixzz1zCYaVzB0

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