A special United Nations-backed war crimes court in Sierra Leone on Wednesday indicted Charles Taylor, president of neighboring Liberia.
Prosecutors in a special United Nations court in Sierra Leone on Monday charged seven people, including a chief rebel leader and a former cabinet minister, with participating in the mass slaughter that killed an estimated 20,000 people.
More than a decade after a civil war began in the tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone, rebel and government groups gathered Friday to publicly declare an end to the bloody conflict.
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