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Liberia

Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor

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


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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)...


Before and after the voting

Buoyed by his success in negotiating a power-sharing deal between Côte’s d’Ivoire’s President Gbagbo and the northern-based FN rebels, Compaoré now styles himself as a regional mediator in Francophone Africa after the fashion of Gabon's Omar Bongo, but Liberians and Sierra Leoneans have less happy memories of his regional operations with Liberian warlord Charles Taylor...


Undue diligence in the timber sector

A leaked due diligence report obtained by the London-based non-governmental organisation Global Witness, together with a memorandum from the head of the Liberia Governance and Economic Management Assistance Programme (GEMAP), shows that among the companies being considered is one linked to a minister from the government of Charles Taylor, the former President currently under indictment at the International Criminal Court in The Hague...


Graft never really went away

Many are grateful for the peace, for which they thank the United Nations' 12,800-strong peacekeeping operation, but they see little difference between the greedy Americo-Liberian elites (who ran the country under President Charles Taylor and former Chairman of the National Transitional Government Charles Gyude Bryant) and the ones in charge now under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...


All my friends in New York

She alluded to the threat posed by allies of ex-President Charles Taylor, who think he will beat the charges in the Hague and make a comeback in Liberia...


Taking positions

The AU said it 'condemns the gross violations of human rights in Darfur' but reiterated its 'concern with the misuse of indictments against African leaders' (Whether this meant Habré or Liberian ex-President Charles Taylor was unclear)...


The peace deal that wasn't

The case is compared to that of ex-President Charles Taylor of Liberia, who was granted shelter by Nigeria and arrested when he tried to leave...


Security seats

Both Burkinabé President Blaise Compaoré and Gadaffi supplied arms to Liberian warlord Charles Taylor, who now faces trial for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court in the Hague...


The Gadaffi caravan moves on

Only in Freetown did the opposition politician Charles Margai call for El Gadaffi to be refused entry because of his funding for Liberia's Charles Taylor and the Revolutionary United Front, which massacred and mutilated tens of thousands of Sierra Leoneans...


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