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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

Date of Birth: 28/01/1948
Place of Birth: Arthington


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Family business under pressure

Soon after taking office in 2006, Johnson-Sirleaf promised to govern 'differently, decisively, breaking from the past', after the brutal regimes of President Charles Taylor and Samuel Doe, as well as 100 years of Americo-Liberian hegemony, when the country was dominated by a handful of families...


Tight spot for Blaise

Liberia and Sierra Leone, where Compaoré backed convicted war criminal Charles Taylor and the late rebel leader Foday Sankoh, are not viable options, while Chadian ex-President Hissène Habré’s trial in Senegal shows that is not a possible destination...


The price of peace

The group also had connections to the Krahn-dominated Movement for Democracy in Liberia (Model), one of the militias that fought ex-President Charles Taylor shortly before he went into exile in Nigeria...


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Peace process slows down

Its many Malian critics are quick to point out that the country of ancient empires is not a broken-down failed state, like Liberia after Charles Taylor...


Mid-term blues

including convicted ex-President Charles Taylor’s former ally, Prince Yormie Johnson, in Nimba County...


Feted and berated

One such is Cyril Allen, former Chairman of the National Patriotic Party of ex-President Charles Taylor, now in prison in Britain (AC Vol 54 No 20, Taylor goes down alone), Allen was Taylor’s Finance Minister and as a result the UN put him under a travel ban and an assets freeze in 2004...


Taylor goes down alone

The Special Court for Sierra Leone's confirmation on 26 September of the 50-year sentence for war crimes of Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, comes as African governments are demanding far-reaching changes in the nascent system of international justice...


Bah reveals official links

Burkinabè President Blaise Compaoré supported Charles Taylor and the RUF and had been close to its top officers, including Bah...


Koroma helps warlord escape trial

Bah, a close ally of convicted mass murderer Charles Taylor, faces charges of major human rights abuses in connection with the civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia...

Once Africa Confidential first revealed Bah’s location, lawyers and investigators familiar with the evidence before the Special Court on Sierra Leone – the tribunal which sentenced Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison – realised there was enough evidence against Bah in their archives to present to a court...


Bah humbug

The former key financier, middleman and arms merchant for Liberian warlord Charles Taylor’s forces has no guards to prevent him leaving the house...


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