Charles Taylor Appeals 50-Year Jail Sentence



Author:
eNews Channel Africa
Publisher:
eNews Channel Africa
Publication Date:
22 January 2013
Tags:
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Legal and Judicial Affairs

Charles Taylor has begun his appeal against a 50-year jail sentence for perpetrating war crimes. The former Liberian leader was convicted last year for aiding and abetting rebels in Sierra Leone. Taylor's defence says the conviction was a miscarriage of justice.