UN Lifts Travel Ban on Taylor Ex-Wives, 15 Others


The United Nations has lifted a travel ban on former associates of war crimes convict and former president Charles Taylor - including two of his ex-wives. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had urged that the ban be lifted, saying "it is not healthy for people who pose no threat to peace to be banned from traveling".

Former President Charles Taylor and his ex-wife, Senator Jewel Howard Taylor.

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  • Liberia:  Gov't Intervenes to Have Travel Ban Lifted

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  • Liberia:  Senator Taylor Pleads With UN Over Travel Ban

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  • Liberia:  Caveat to Safeguarding Country's Future - Relinquishing or Retaining United Nations Travel Ban

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  • Liberia:  UN Dashes Sanction Victims Hope

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  • Liberia:  No Evidence to Lift Travel Ban

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  • Liberia:  Senator Taylor - Travel Ban Will Not Undermine My Chances

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    Bong County senior Senator Jewel Howard has said the UN travel Ban imposed on her will not undermine her chances in the ensuing election for the post of President Pro Tempore. The ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Defying Sanctions

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