Taylor provided 'sustained and persistent' support to rebels

The judge has said that Charles Taylor provided "sustained and persistent" support to rebel groups in Sierra Leone during the civil war.

The support included food, financial support, arms and the provision of "herbalists" to drug child soldiers in preparation for conflict.

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Taylor guilty of war crimes

An inquest has heard how scientists cannot rule out if spy Gareth Williams was poisoned before being dumped in a bag. It's because it took MI6 a week to realise he was missing.