Charles Taylor 'stoic' about verdict

According to his defence team, Charles Taylor is "stoic" about today's verdict and is considering an appeal.

I spoke to David Crane, the former Prosecutor for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, who originally indicted Charles Taylor. He described today's verdict as a victory for the people of Sierra Leone above all.

I also spoke to one of the many thousands of victims of Sierra Leone's civil war. Edward Conteh is President of the Amputee and War-Wounded Association in Sierra Leone and he told me that he won't be completely satisfied until Taylor is sentenced on 30th May.


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