Taylor found guilty
NAI researcher Mats Utas comments the verdict
Yesterday, 26 April, the Special Court for Sierra Leone found Charles Taylor guilty of aiding the RUF during the Sierra Leonean Civil War. The court case that has taken five years is the last of a court that has previously sentenced 9 Sierra Leonean rebel and military leaders with long prison sentences. Taylor has 14 days to appeal and his sentence should be given on May 30.
- Read Mats Utas' blogpost "Wicked CT In memoriam".
- Listen to Mats Utas who has been discussing the verdict and its implications for Liberia and Sierra Leone - in Swedish (Studio 1, SR).