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Vol 58 No 4

Published 17th February 2017


Liberia

Taylor calls politicians from prison

The convicted mass murderer is making phone calls to supporters and enemies in Liberia from his maximum security prison in Britain

Africa Confidential has obtained a recording of a phone call of Charles Taylor giving political advice to his supporters in Liberia. The call appeared to use a landline inside Frankland prison, near Durham, and took place on 28 January this year, Taylor's 69th birthday. The former warlord and ex-President of Liberia is serving a 50-year sentence for crimes against humanity.

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