What's on archive 2012
Discussion: Charles Taylor Verdict02 May 2012-02 May 2012, 18:00-20:00, Room 6.29, The Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Strand Building 6th Floor, Strand Campus
School / area: Social Science & Public Policy
Department: King's Policy Institute
Location: Strand Campus
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Speaker: Mr Courtenay Griffiths QC
Speakers include: Courtenay Griffiths QC (lead defence lawyer for Mr Taylor), Colin M Waugh (author, ‘Charles Taylor and Liberia’) and Sourie Turay (Lawyer). The Panel discussion will be chaired by Dr Funmi Olonisakin (director, African Leadership Centre).
On Thursday 26 April, the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) in The Hague delivered its judgement on the trial of the former President of the Republic of Liberia, Charles Taylor. Mr Taylor was found guilty on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes. Mr Taylor is the first former head of state convicted by an international criminal court since the Nuremburg military tribunal of Nazis after World War II.
Contact name: Nayanka Perdigao
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