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Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison

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Former Liberian Leader Charles Taylor Sentenced To 50 Years In Prison

Today, an international court sentenced former Liberian president Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for war crimes. Taylor was convicted last month of aiding rebels during the bloody Sierra Leone Civil War. Charles was the president of Liberia from 1997 to 2003. He is the first former head of state to be convicted of war crimes since WWII.

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