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Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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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...


Impunity in Freetown

Africa Confidential has discovered the whereabouts of one of the key financiers and middlemen who worked for the Liberian ex-President and convicted war criminal, Charles Taylor, during the Sierra Leonean civil war...


Testimony on Bah

Transcripts from the Special Court on Sierra Leone’s trial of Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor contain copious evidence about the central role of Ibrahima Bah in diamond trading and arms supply, under the heading ‘The Role of Intermediaries’...

‘The witness stated that Ibrahima Bah was a liaison with Charles Taylor, and the witness was present in 1999 when Ibrahima Bah, who said he was sent by Mr Taylor, gave $USD 20,000 to Mr [Foday] Sankoh in Lomé… Prosecution Witness TF 1-567, an RUF [Revolutionary United Front] member, testified that Foday Sankoh said that Ibrahima Bah, from Burkina Faso, was his friend, that Ibrahima Bah was with the NPFL [National Patriotic Front of Liberia], and that he was helping the establishment of the RUF movement as an agent for the RUF...

According to the witness, any time ‘Jungle’ went to see Charles Taylor, Ibrahima Bah would join him, and Sankoh told “us” that he often sent Ibrahima Bah on missions to see Taylor...

The records continue: ‘The Accused [Charles Taylor] heard that after 1994 and after he became president Bah came to Liberia a few times as a businessman...


What price the Unity Party

Snowe was a confidant of former President Charles Taylor (convicted of war crimes) and is his ex-son-in-law; he bid unsuccessfully to become campaign coordinator for the governing Unity Party (UP) in last year’s elections...


Not out of the woods

The disturbances that some expected after the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague convicted and sentenced Charles Taylor did not materialise, even in areas strongly loyal to the former President...


Killers united

A German neo-Nazi with many contacts in Britain, Nick Wolfgang Greger, has posted videos on the internet in support of Charles Taylor, claiming Liberia’s ex-President is victim of a US conspiracy (AC Vol 53 No 12, Warning to future Taylors)...


Justice denied

The sentencing by the Special Court for Sierra Leone of Liberian ex-President Charles Taylor, condemned by Moyo, has been a wake-up call (AC Vol 53 No 12, Warning to future Taylors)...


A low-key second term

A former UN official, he worked in Tanzania and earlier served as commander of the Cuban-trained ‘Black Berets’, a paramilitary force that interim President Amos Sawyer established to defend Monrovia from Charles Taylor’s forces...


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