Photo Gallery: Charles Taylor in the Dock

Foto: Getty Images

Special Court for Sierra Leone Is the Case Against Charles Taylor Falling Apart?

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has been on trial in The Hague for the last three years. The International Criminal Court accuses him of mass murder, rape and acts of terror. But the most promising prospect of using international law to punish a former dictator is threatening to fail.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan