Charles Taylor trial

    694 days ago

    Liberian president Taylor appeals against war crimes conviction

    Former Liberian president Charles Taylor is appealing against his landmark war crimes conviction and 50-year prison sentence for arming and supporting rebels in Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war.

    932 days ago

    Charles Taylor to be sentenced

    Judges will today pass sentence on former Liberian President Charles Taylor for supporting rebels in Sierra Leone who murdered and mutilated thousands during their country’s brutal civil war.

    965 days ago

    Taylor guilty war-crimes verdict 'brings some measure of justice'

    In a historic ruling, an international court today convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity for supporting brutal rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone in return for “blood diamonds”.

    965 days ago

    Taylor found guilty in war crimes trial

    Former Liberian President Charles Taylor was today found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity by supporting brutal Sierra Leone rebels in return for blood diamonds.

    965 days ago

    War crimes tribunal set to deliver verdicts in Taylor trial

    Judges at an international war crimes tribunal have begun delivering landmark judgments in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.

    1408 days ago

    Taylor boycotts war crimes trial

    Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has again boycotted his war crimes trial in the Netherlands and his lawyer has asked for permission to appeal over the judges’ decision to reject his final written summary of the defence case.

    1409 days ago

    Taylor’s lawyer storms out of court

    Charles Taylor’s lawyer has stormed out of court after judges refused to accept a written summary of the former Liberian president’s defence case at the end of his war crimes trial in the Netherlands.

    1517 days ago

    Defence calls last witness in Charles Taylor trial

    Defence lawyers for former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor say they will call a final witness at his war crimes trial.

    1590 days ago

    Campbell: I have nothing to gain by lying

    Naomi Campbell said she had "nothing to gain" from lying during her evidence to the war crimes trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor.

    1590 days ago

    Campbell: I have no reason to lie

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell tonight said she had nothing to gain from telling anything other than the truth at the war crimes trial of former Liberian leader Charles Taylor.

    1590 days ago

    Campbell's ex-agent 'told pack of lies'

    Naomi Campbell’s former agent was accused today of telling a “complete pack of lies” about a gift to the supermodel of alleged “blood diamonds”.

    1591 days ago

    Witness contradicts Campbell's diamond evidence

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell’s evidence in the trial against former Liberian president Charles Taylor was dramatically challenged today.

    1591 days ago

    Farrow: Campbell said Taylor sent 'huge diamond'

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell named Charles Taylor as the person who gave her a “huge diamond”, actress Mia Farrow told the former Liberian leader’s war crimes trial today.

    1592 days ago

    Taylor trial hears from actress Farrow

    Supermodel Naomi Campbell said she received a “huge diamond” from Charles Taylor, actress Mia Farrow told the former Liberian leader’s war crimes trial in The Hague today.

    1592 days ago

    Farrow due to give evidence at Taylor trial

    Naomi Campbell’s testimony about alleged blood diamonds at a war crimes trial will come under scrutiny today.