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Charles Taylor to Serve Prison Sentence in Britain

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor will serve his 50-year prison sentence for war crimes in a British prison. The British government made the announcement Thursday, two weeks after a U.N.-backed court dismissed an appeal of Taylor's conviction. Justice Minister Jeremy Wright said in a statement that "the conviction of Charles Taylor is a landmark moment for international justice." The Special Court for Sierra Leone found Taylor guilty on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes ...

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