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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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Sitting on the fence

Reminders recently surfaced of the dollar diplomacy heyday: in December, Liberia’s former President Charles Taylor, under indictment for crimes against humanity at the Hague, testified at the Special Court for Sierra Leone that Taiwan had contributed $1 million during his 1996-97 presidential campaign, to counter Chinese influence...


A killing in Kakata

Even the President's critics praise her for adopting a new revenue code aimed at reducing tax burdens on corporate institutions, individual incomes and imports, lightening the burden imposed by the regime of Charles Taylor...


New faces in the justice system

Wilkins Wright, Solicitor General: Wright has plenty of courtroom experience as a High Court judge during Charles Taylor's rule and is Professor of Criminal Law at the University of Liberia's Law School...


To catch a thief

The choice of Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaoré as chief mediator in Guinea's worsening crisis is curious, given that the Burkinabé leader, in league with Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, had been plotting against the previous Guinean regime under Lieutenant General Lansana Conté: many of Conté's senior officers now serve Captain Moussa Dadis Camara's regime...


Gunning down democracy

During Liberia's civil war Pivi, who is Toma, supported the rebels in their harassment of Charles Taylor's regime in Monrovia...


Charles Taylor gets his day in Court

Taylor takes the stand At last, Charles Taylor gets his day in court...

Truth awaits reconciliation On the Liberian street, Charles Taylor remains surprisingly popular...


Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the sequel

This is despite a recommendation from Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) barring her and several others from public office for 30 years after they had admitted to supporting Charles Taylor's war against the Samuel Doe regime...

'Even Charles Taylor has confirmed in his testimony at The Hague that she was not only a financier, but a founder of the NPFL [National Patriotic Front of Liberia] rebel movement...


No reconciliation, little truth

The President's alleged offence was to have had discussions in the late 1980s with Charles Taylor, then fighting to overthrow the late, brutal Samuel Doe...


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