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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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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...


A brutal family business

The shadow over Compaoré is that Liberia's ex-President Charles Taylor may, during his trial at the Sierra Leone Special Court, sitting in the Hague, produce some embarrassing revelations about their cooperation (AC passim)...


Ghana's chance

Ouédraogo's disadvantage would be his holding office in President Blaise Compaoré's government, with its record of human right abuses and sponsorship of murderous militias in Liberia and Sierra Leone (details of which are emerging from the trial of Compaoré's former ally Charles Taylor at the Hague)...


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