Human Rights Watch called on the government of Sierra Leone to open a criminal investigation into an associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor.
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Appellate judges with the International Court of Justice are weighing former Liberian President Charles Taylor's appeal of his war crimes conviction.
A U.N.-backed tribunal is hearing the appeal of Charles Taylor, who is contesting his war crimes convictions arising from Sierra Leone's lengthy civil war.
Lawyers for former Liberian President Charles Taylor said they launched an appeal of his 50-year prison sentence handed down by an international court.
An alleged arms dealer facing U.S. charges was arrested Thursday after he applied for a job as a government security officer in Australia, officials said.
Richard Chichakli, an associate of arms dealer Viktor Bout, has been arrested in Australia for allegedly trying to buy two aircraft illegally, authorities said.
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